This paper aims to find ways in which the existing narratives about Janis Joplin's life and legacy, where she is portrayed as a 'little blue girl' could be reframed and reinterpreted by the concept of the inner child.
The way Harry Styles presents himself has led to accusations of queerbaiting. his paper explores the difference between how Harry Styles presents himself and how others view him play a role in the accusations of queerbaiting.
Kazuo Ishiguro portrays a nuanced characterization of AI with 'Klara and The Sun'. This paper re-evaluates the genre of life writing so it can provide a better understanding of AI and other-than-human perspectives.
A comparison of Baldwin's and Coates’ public intellectual positions and their works The fire next time and Between the world and me, for a more inclusionary idea of authorship than Barthes’ death of the Author, using Foucault’s author function.
Welcome to the NHK is a Japanese novel that presents a protagonist that lives in isolation and who is not very different from his author. This paper analyzes the relationship between the author and the main character.
Op 29 oktober is het tien jaar geleden dat de schrijver Bernlef overleed. Sander Bax, die sinds 2016 aan een biografie over de schrijver werkt, reflecteert op Bernlefs leven en wat het is een biografie over hem te schrijven.
Golden and Iwasaki have totally different concepts about geishas. The conflict between them is clear: while Golden casts them as prostitutes, Iwasaki reveals them as artists. This article explores these perspectives.