Phoenix - Literature and Philosophy Journal
The phoenix is known as the sacred fire bird across many mythologies that during the world's creation sat on the primeval mound. As Literature and Philosophy explores the always reviving but ever-present ideas and questions at the centre of our very existence, this constellation came to represent the Section dealing with these topics.
In this section, our writers ask and ponder over the big questions raised by the greatest thinkers of all time. Whether about the meaning of life, what the future may hold or the darkest corners of a human’s soul, this is the place where you can get lost in the maze of and vicious circles of some of the greatest inquiries of Mankind.
Edition VII. Flames and Storms
July 12 , 2023
To try and give definition to “masculinities” (a state of plurality) is reductionist; the term itself is precarious - a radioactive atom. The traits we assign to masculinity today are based on historical and political ideologies, as opposed to the genetic wiring of man. In this article, the authors (who share a similar point of view on this topic) will explore contemporary masculinity from each own’s academic discipline of interest: from a social point ...READ MORE
Traditionally in King Lear, the daughters of King Lear, Goneril and Regan have been perceived as evil, deceitful, and ungrateful, with their sister Cordelia deemed an innocent party of her father’s rage. Lear decides to stay with Goneril after essentially “retiring” as king, but he still wants to maintain all his royal privileges. “By day and night, he wrongs me! Every hour” Goneril complains to her steward Oswald (Shakespeare, 1997, 1.3: 4 ). She is angry about ....READ MORE