There are lots of songs about home. Whole genres or movements dedicated to them. And even the songs that aren’t about home probably are, in some way, whether that’s leaving it or longing for it. That said, here’s 11 of my choice anyway.
A close-up look at one of my most favourite scenes ever in film history.
Desire, Disaster and Delay: the poetics behind the mythic figure of the siren in Tim Buckley’s ballad ‘Song to the Siren’.
… “as the starling said”. Through the lens of Mary Wollstonecraft, what does it mean to be free in Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park?
A creative exploration of Charlotte Brontë’s unrequited love notes
Why Joni Mitchell’s Blue Isn’t Just About Heartbreak
When Heart is Home, from the Brontës to the ‘Before’ Trilogy