Dashing Expectations: On Malcolm Whyte’s “Gorey Secrets” and Nathalie Tierce’s “Pulling Weeds from a Cactus Garden”

DECEMBER 7, 2022 AS SOMEONE WHO spends a great deal of time studying allusions to and adaptations of children’s books in literature written for adults, I’ve ferreted out Sylvia Plath’s allusions to Lewis Carroll’s Alice books and excavated the skeletons of Grimms’ and Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tales from Elizabeth Bishop’s poetry and prose. This … Read more