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R.J. Snell: Boredom and the Cultural Mandates

Best known as a novelist and winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, Mario Vargas Llosa has recently offered in English translation his sobering Notes on the Death of Culture: Essays on Spectacle and Society. In his understanding, genuine culture … Continue reading

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History in the dock: Chesterton, Rhodes and the trial of politically incorrect history

By Ann Farmer The ‘Rhodes Must Fall’ campaign wants to remove the statue of colonialist Cecil Rhodes, who gave his name to Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe and Zambia), from Oxford university. Oriel College benefits from Rhodes money, but his reputation as … Continue reading

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