The unravelling of the knot The Gordian knot was not untied. Alexander took his vorpal blade and, snicker-snack, cut through… Read more The Unravelling of the Knot
The Third Eye It was a ridiculous conversation. Perhaps I had been reading Saussure or De Man. I don’t remember. … Read more The Third Eye
Catching up with old poetic rivalries: here is an interesting documentary about Philip Larkin.
What is the difference between a myth and a legend? Where is the point of cross-over?
Leer en voz alta mejor tus habilidades sociales, tu auto-estima, tu confianza. ¿Por qué seguir usando libros de texto?
How does the iambic pentameter work? Close reading of a few lines helps you learn to walk with the rhythm.
It’s not raining or cold. What winter is this? A storm broke the gate and swatted my flimsy shed, but… Read more Amsterdam: Kill, Kill, Kill
How should we read The Winter’s Tale? When you listen to old-style recordings of Shakespeare you instantly notice how much… Read more Shakespeare and Myth: A Winter’s Tale
“Can’t you do something about Jason?” I say to Andrew. “He seems to think if he gets his authorities in… Read more Amsterdam: Anti-Authoritarian Reading
When you read a history play you are confronted with a problem. Should you think of the play as a… Read more The Roman Plays: Leadership