Freud's Couch, Scott's Buttock's, Brontë's Grave' Is a Bit Cheeky, but Conservative
8 Jan 2012 // 4:02 PM
Given the chance to write any kind of book on literary culture, this Cambridge professor chooses dead, white male established figures, oh – and the Brontë Sisters (everyone’s token girl writers!). No boundaries broken here.
Jerusalem: City of Longing by Simon Goldhill
9 Sep 2008 // 6:00 PM
Goldhill has a talent for ironic juxtaposition and a keen grasp of the myth-making, sloganeering, and heedless self-interest that have polluted the debates over Jerusalem for many years.