Articles by Arielle Bernstein

March 11, 2010

Tiny and Strange: Reinterpreting Alice 2

Perhaps Lewis Carroll’s original story worked because it wasn’t about what it meant to be a woman at all. Instead, it was about a particular girl and her particularly curious adventures into a world of nonsense so unique there still hasn’t been a film version which has really done it justice.

November 20, 2009

Storytelling: Jonathan Safran Foer’s Eating Animals 16

Eating Animals is a sensitive and brave book and as such will always be met by certain criticisms reserved for things which are sensitive and brave.