How much truth can we find in fictional representations of history? This paper explores the real and fictional elements in Chrsitopher Nolan's Dunkirk, and how they work together to immerse its audience in the historical event.
Why you should read "Darkness at noon" (Arthur Koestler)
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Certain kinds of literature cannot be forgotten. Darkness at noon is a must read for everyone who values high quality novels and wants to learn more about the Soviet Union, revolution and history in general.
This essay examines Robert Kennedy's autobiographical Thirteen Days. Examined is how this book compares to history, how it works as a constructed narrative, and how the notion of autobiographical truth works in it.