Tag Archives: Charlie Hebdo

Fox Would Appall Conservative Trollope

Conservative though he is, Anthony Trollope would be appalled at the arrogance of our rightwing media, given the way he goes after “The Jupiter” in “The Warden.”

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After Paris: Dryden on Dangers of Hysteria

In “Absolom and Architophel,” Dryden warns against unscrupulous figures exploiting the hysteria following plots like the Paris massacre.

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Grendel in Paris

As with other mass killings, “Beowulf” has lessons for the Paris massacre. Defoe and Rabelais, meanwhile, give us insight in the targeted satirical journal “Charlie Hebdo.”

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