Tag: otherness


  • Voices from the far East: “Little Aunt Crane” by Geling Yan

    Voices from the far East: “Little Aunt Crane” by Geling Yan

    Little Aunt Crane is a novel written by the award-winning Chinese novelist and screenwriter Geling Yan, published in 2008 and its first English translation came out in 2015 by Esther Tyldesley.  I didn’t know the author before reading this book but this is not the first novel she wrote and I read that some of her […]

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  • #StreetArt

    #StreetArt

    The Central Club mural in London Street  (Reading, GB), was completed in 1990 and depicts the history of black culture blending figures such as Malcolm X with representatives from the local black community. One of these figures is Terrance ‘Jeff’ Allamby, a campaigner who lobbied for the club to open, who was shot dead in 1996. He is pictured […]

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  • Lingue dominanti e resistenza, una poesia/ Languages of power and resistance, a poem

    Lingue dominanti e resistenza, una poesia/ Languages of power and resistance, a poem

    Non so se sia realmente uno dei suoi intenzionali scopi, ma leggendo la seguente poesia ho percepito un riferimento alle lingue europee imposte nel mondo. Secondo meccanismi di potere e supremazia, fu data la lingua a chi ne aveva già una (o più di una) e non ne aveva un reale bisogno. Tuttavia,  le lingue e le […]

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