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  • Right, volunteers and activists, gents, ladies and genderfluids, settle down and listen up!What to read next: Afraid Of Corbyn? Afraid So | Wokiness abounds | An Expert In Her Field | No, Jeremy Corbyn ▶️ Read more ◀️

    The Delft thunderclap opened new visions, especially for Pieter de HoochWhat to read next: William Blake: Method and madness | Magnum Photos: Sharp shadows | A Sense Of Englishness | Jenny Saville ▶️ Read more ◀️

    When the Nobel Prize for Literature was awarded to Austrian writer Peter Handke—infamous for defending the regime of Slobodan Milošević—the world was astonishedWhat to read next: France’s Catholic Disneyland | The delusions of literary dystopias | Empty labels | A view from the r ▶️ Read more ◀️

    Jewish boys who survived the Holocaust recall their time in a charmed Italian villaWhat to read next: The delusions of literary dystopias | ONLINE ONLY: Situation Normal | The Problem With Auntie | Writers Blocked ▶️ Read more ◀️

    Two dramas of gender tension are re-explored for the era of #metoo by the RSCWhat to read next: Ibsen perplexed | Jane Austen plus Doctor Who | Saturnine Sons of the Terror | Playing the Great Game ▶️ Read more ◀️

    Schumann’s setting of Faust is an aesthetic and spiritual triumph—and can truly be called heavenlyWhat to read next: Quandary for a quartet | Describing the indescribable | Contemplating the abyss | Lover of Venice, Proust and song ▶️ Read more ◀️

    Leonard Woolf had a logical mind, a lucid style, a rare honesty and a keen eye for cant. He was, after John Maynard Keynes, the most worldly, capable and impressive member of the Bloomsbury GroupWhat to read next: Design for living and loving | Exiles fall out in La La Land | Pas ▶️ Read more ◀️

    What does it mean to be an active bilingual?What to read next: Mart’s Art is Not Just Smart | The Eeyore of French letters | The agony of being Sontag | Dechristianity by the numbers ▶️ Read more ◀️

    Are human rights dependent on “human dignity”—and what does “human dignity” even mean?What to read next: A conspiracy unmasked | Against all odds | The agony of being Sontag | A well-armed corporation ▶️ Read more ◀️

    It really does not matter what structures are in place to coordinate, direct, and execute strategic military aims; what matters is clarity of responsibilityWhat to read next: God Does More Than Make Us Tick | A conspiracy unmasked | Against all odds | The agony of being Sontag ▶️ Read more ◀️

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