[Versión bilingüe] In this week’s literary review I wanted to analyse Margaret Atwood’s novel Alias Grace, since —beside it being a brilliant book, actually the author’s greatest masterpiece in my opinion— everyone is going to be talking about it from now on. Why is that? Because a six-part miniseries based on it was released on … Continue reading Margaret Atwood: Alias Grace
[Versión bilingüe] Although now The Years (1937) does not seem to be as well-known as other novels written by Virginia Woolf (such as The Waves or Orlando), it was actually the most popular one during her lifetime — even though it received very mixed reviews. Her second-to-last novel, before she wrote Between the Acts in … Continue reading Virginia Woolf: The Years / Los años
[Versión bilingüe] About a month ago I discovered a little treasure that was actually released some years ago now but that I wanted to share with you because I wouldn’t want anyone to miss it — like I had done. I was reading an article online about the series and films that Netflix had recently … Continue reading Frances Ha
[Versión bilingüe] Lately, the new concept of “ally” has been all over the place and it has got me thinking — a lot. Until very recently, I had only heard this term in relation to the feminist movement, since some women use it to refer to men (or to anyone who is not a woman … Continue reading Allies? / ¿Aliad@s?
[Versión bilingüe] In the first semester of my Masters, I had the chance to study some of the greatest American women playwrights of the 20th and 21st century. I was very lucky because I got to learn about one of my current favourite writers, Susan Glaspell, from the professor Noelia Hernando-Real, who is actually the … Continue reading Susan Glaspell
Calle Agua, naranjo y jazmín. Cierro los ojos y lo respiro. A esta calle hay que venir con tiempo, sin reloj. Y sola, como la torre. Y cerrar los ojos. Y respirar el olor a café y miel, y a sol. Y a sur. Limón y chocolate. Menta. Canela y sal. En este pequeño laberinto … Continue reading Calle Agua
[Versión bilingüe] Judging a book by its cover We live in the age of botox, Instagram, shopaholism, and detox juices. We are obsessed about ours and everybody’s looks. Then, how on earth are we supposed to not judge a book by its cover? Marketing industr… I mean, publishing houses know this. They know we watch … Continue reading Books and covers / Libros y portadas
[Versión bilingüe] HBO is known for takings risks and backing series that tell stories different from the conventional dramas and rom-coms, with characters that do not fit in the rigid white upper-middle-class heteropatriarchal canons. Right now, everyone is talking about the ending of the iconic show Girls (Lucía has written an article about it) and … Continue reading A Must: Insecure (HBO)
[Versión bilingüe] Welcome to We Chat, a series where the We Wave team selects a member and interview them. We wanted you, our amazing readers, to get to know us a bit better. We hope you enjoy it (and find out some interesting stuff about us)! Os damos una calurosa bienvenida a We Chat, una … Continue reading We Chat: Ana.
[English version below] Sus hombros, sobre los que suavemente cae su pelo moreno, soportan todo el peso que les pone. El peso de los besos, los recuerdos, los deseos y las palabras. Las palabras ––which float and shift from one language into the other–– que son sus amigas y compañeras, … Continue reading Experimento / Experiment