Prior to the 18th century, children were considered little adults. It was only during the Romantic Era that the concept of childhood emerged.
Since she first came to prominence, Taylor Swift's songs have been read autobiographically.
Frank Herbert's novel Dune, the best selling science-fiction novel of all time, celebrates it's 50th birthday and is still read in innovative ways.
The language we use for people fleeing their home nations may define them as less than human.
Salvador Dail injected Surrealism into fashion magazines in the 1930s and 1940s, to lasting influence.
Debates over English spelling reform have existed for centuries.
The Times-Picayune had no choice after Katrina but to publish primarily online.
What constitutes ‘correct’ grammar in English seems to have a cyclical life, aided and abetted by new generations of enthusiastic grammarians.
An interview with the son of Mervyn Peake, author of the Gormenghast trilogy.
Ayapaneco, an endangered Mexican language, sparked linguistic interest when the last two speakers of the language were not speaking to each other