Articles by Tom Mitchell

March 21, 2017

A Brief Review of Walls in Literature 0

In Kafka’s “The Great Wall of China,” the building of the wall illustrates the power and wisdom of the Emperor, for such a huge undertaking cannot be anything but impressive.

June 10, 2015

A Sense of Levitation: On Reading W.G. Sebald 1

I am resisting the temptation to read Sebald’s books all the way through, pausing only to eat, sleep, and visit the toilet.