Simon Goldhill
Reviews // 2 Articles

Freud's Couch, Scott's Buttock's, Brontë's Grave' Is a Bit Cheeky, but Conservative
8 Jan 2012 // 3:02 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 // 5:00 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.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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