coriolanus

It befits me not to prate on Coriolanus, one so ennobled of spirit that he doth transform me beyond my citizenship by the simple mention of his name. The Great Leader!  What piffle.  The man at the insistence of the people was, the others to whom he needs must turn in foreign places banished, such […]

’68 is a lovely name for a baby

A standard account of the events of ’68 in France might focus around the release of potential; there was no classic revolution but the emergence of a culture of self realisation, one with important ethical and political impact.  These same events were criticised at the time and since as self-indulgent and a threat to social […]