Wednesday, February 11, 2009
It's the Hunger
Thanks to Beau-Robert Metcalfe for lending me
. This scene where Kate Winslet gives her take on
could be a particularly powerful moment in "radical romance."
Tuesday, February 3, 2009
Longinus, love, and the Sublime
"Nature and Truth are the very enemies of play acting." "Can a play show us the very truth and nature of love?" Important questions raised by Dame Judi Dench's Queen Elizabeth in
Shakespeare in Love
. What would Longinus say?
Theses, argumentative vs. descriptive essays. . . . Here's Monty Python on the subject. Notice how capital and disciplinarity shape the discussion:
Monday, February 2, 2009
Kennedy v Nixon: Cold War Presidential Debate
Dear 007 Folks:
Consider this clip from the 1960 Kennedy-Nixon debate as you think about Cold War Bond and Fleming's own politics: