Left Behind

A short story by Tayfur Aydın The world was lost. By the year 2073, colonies had been established in space and by 2085, new habitable planets had been found. The earth was sick. It was dying and they left it to rot. By the year 2100 the earth had become their giant trash can. Everything … Continue reading Left Behind

Call for Papers: Democracy and Civil Rights in Literature

Boğaziçi University, Department of Western Languages and Literatures 3rd Undergraduate Conference Democracy and Civil Rights in Literature 25-26 April, 2017 Boğaziçi University, Department of Western Languages and Literatures announces its Third Undergraduate Conference: Democracy and Civil Rights in Literature. The conference theme “Democracy and Civil Rights” opens to discussion the conceptualization of democracy and civil … Continue reading Call for Papers: Democracy and Civil Rights in Literature

The Paradox in the Creature’s Salvation; A Commentary on The Book of Margery Kempe

In her autobiography, Margery Kempe describes herself as a creature who undertakes a redemptive quest, at first, to be forgiven for her sins and pride. The struggle she endures while giving birth to her first child makes her afraid of her sins, and subsequently, she decides to confess her sins to a priest who makes … Continue reading The Paradox in the Creature’s Salvation; A Commentary on The Book of Margery Kempe