July 03, 2021 8:30 pm
Among the ones who have been accused of upholding power structures and portraying marginalised identities in a problematic manner are some of the biggest names, starting from Roald Dahl to J K Rowling, Enid Blyton and Hergé.
June 21, 2021 11:02 am
Controversies over Enid Blyton's work — its intellectual worth, inherent racism and problematic views on gender — have been ongoing since her lifetime. What's problematic?
June 17, 2021 6:38 pm
"Blyton’s work has been criticised during her lifetime and after for its racism, xenophobia and lack of literary merit," reads the updated blue plaque
January 21, 2021 2:16 pm
The contributors in these two anthologies are some of the world's finest and most-loved authors including the likes of Oscar Wilde, Beatrix Potter, Charles Dickens, Mark Twain, Rabindranath Tagore and Leo Tolstoy.
September 12, 2019 2:56 am
Enid Blyton stirred the imagination of the young. Her legacy survives the criticisms.
September 03, 2019 7:24 am
The UK Royal Mint believed that featuring author Enid Blyton on the coin would result in a backlash due to the author’s “racist, sexist and homophobic views”.