Emma Gilby is a senior lecturer in French in the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics at the University of Cambridge, UK. Her latest book is Descartes’s Fictions: Reading Philosophy with Poetics (2019).
Stories and literature
Access to the arts is a human right, for prisoners as for students
Beyond pleasure or instruction, literature opens us up to catharsis and wonder. Access to art in prison is a human right
by Emma Gilby