Category: Book Review

There was a time when literary analysis was a huge part of our lives, and some of us are just not ready to give it up. The Idiomanic crew share their thoughts on literary works both old and new, from classic Victorian novellas to the latest potboilers about cops and space zombies.

Posted in Book Review Verdict: 5.0

The Yellow Wallpaper (1892)

Truth is elusive. It’s like a spirit that haunts our accounts but remains intangible. Charlotte Perkins Gilman uses this precise metaphor in her novella The Yellow Wallpaper, which tells

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Posted in Book Review Verdict: 4.0

Two Solitudes (1945)

As I’ve mentioned twice now in my reviews of Margaret Atwood’s Lady Oracle and Margaret Laurence’s The Diviners, the definition of art and the role of the artist are notions

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Posted in Book Review Verdict: 3.5

Wilderness Tips (1991)

Much like the Land of Oz, works of fiction often seem limitless in possibilities. They, after all, each present a universe of their own or rather

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