little people

selected illustrations

readings from the novels



  the book of safe-keeping

This essay looks at my personal relationship with miniaturisation, then miniaturisation in the metaphysical poets, Andrew Marvell in particular, the Brontes, Emily Dickinson, W. G. Sebald, Virginia Woolf, Tom McCarthy and Helen Dunmore, amongst others.

Clicking on the image above takes you to a YouTube video where I chat about my life-long fascination with and anixety surrounding miniaturisation.