The Other “Madwoman in the Attic:” A Lacanian Psychoanalytic and a Feminist Reading of Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s "The Yellow Wallpaper"

by Farah Nada


 Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s The Yellow Wallpaper (1892) follows the descent of a woman into madness through seclusion and isolation. The Yellow Wallpaper lends itself to analysis through the lens of different critical theories, such as Lacanian Psychoanalytic Theory and Feminist Literary Theory...Read more


The Creation of Meaning in Space in e. e. Cummings 

by Marziah Rashid 


Writing about  the experience of driving through the “desert” that is America, Jean Baudrillard (1996) refers to speed as “the triumph of instantaneity over time as depth” that suggests “the superficiality and reversibility of a pure object in the pure geometry of the desert”...Read more



Hanging in Cold Blood: An Exploration of Capote's Potrayal of Perry Smith and its


Impact on Capital Punishment


by Ayesha AlShared


Truman Capote’s nonfiction novel, In Cold Blood (1965), was highly-acclaimed as an intriguing retelling of a true crime that is, according to Capote, completely factual: “Capote is an experimenter, an adventurer. His newest experiment is In Cold Blood, a unique book, for it is the first non-fiction nove...Read more


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