Articles by Kevin Jackson
His critics accused him of being a mere entertainer with highbrow airs. But Anthony Burgess was one of the most astonishing writers of the 20th century
"Stubbs’s Swift emerges as a vastly larger and more complex figure than the myths allow"
"The 120 Days of Sodom" is now freely available from your nearest proper bookshop
Written in a language that has never been translated, “its origin and purpose are entirely obscure”
Born 100 years ago in Switzerland, Dada was absurd, anarchic and astonishingly influential
Two great horror stories were born during a few wet days in Switzerland. Kevin Jackson retells the story of what happened
Self-indulgent, vulgar, borderline insane—Edgar Allan Poe was the most influential American author of the 19th century
Humphrey Jennings was a unique filmmaker whose personal and innovative work captured the spirit of the home front. So why isn’t he a household name?
At the peak of his powers, TS Eliot battled misery and melancholia. This second volume of his letters offers a fascinating guide to these harrowing years