Matt Melvin


As a postgraduate student of 21st Century Literature, assessing the applicability of old themes and theories in contemporary literary analysis is hugely important. Equally important, however, is the testing of new theories and discovering new themes. So for me, with a project that celebrates the Magna Carta, assessing the value of rights and freedom in a world with deepening cultural, technological, and political divisions is all the more important—and all the more exciting.