Category Archives: Sayers (Dorothy)

Peter Wimsey vs. Oklahoma Executions

With Oklahoma resuming its executions yesterday, we need the reminders that Dorothy Sayers and Oscar Wilde give us about holding on to our humanity.

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Battered and Broken and Weary

Writing in the George Herbert tradition, Dorothy Sayers rails against God before finally succumbing to divine love.

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Peterson and Literary Child Thrashings

Adrian Peterson’s mistreatment of his four-year-old son has echoes of the caning described by Rudyard Kipling.

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