The power couple is a long-running social concept. However, only in the literary sphere do they do it properly. In fact, their love enabled the production of true classics.
In an age where we overanalyze art (and those who created it) to death, poetry is a singular force. It is what it is and forever has value because of it.
With The Drover’s Wife back in the public eye, it’s best that we cover the troubled life and work of Australia’s Henry Lawson.
With Kobe Bryant putting down the basketball and picking up the quill, we got our own scribe, Loretta Barnard, to analyze his farewell poem.
In this week’s Know who you’re Googling, Loretta Barnard looks at the brilliant and viciously marginalised Simone de Beauvoir.