Words can banish our ghosts

To get out of your chair. To walk to your bookshelves. To browse through the poetry section. To select words to chase away your ghosts and your demons. Words that comfort. Words that make you stronger. The South African journalist and writer Maneo Mohale got up and browsed and wrote this article.

Why we must change how we teach literature

Students flock to university in order to get a degree and in the end, after finishing the studies,  a proper job in which they can use the skills and the knowledge they gained during their studies. But what about teaching literature at our universities? This writer wonders if we need a thorough change at our … Continue reading Why we must change how we teach literature