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Andrzej Wajda’s Afterimage — how to take away someone’s existence

26 June 2017

Boguslaw Linda as Wladyslaw Strzeminski (Afterimage directed by Andrzej Wajda, 2016). Friends and readers, The almost systematic erasure by Trump of whatever the Obamas and their gov’t...

Trollope’s Dr Wortle’s School: a late novella

23 June 2017

Friends and readers, Our second Trollope novel for spring and early summer was another novella, the very late Dr Wortle’s School. Not quite as little read as The Golden Lion of...

I, Daniel Blake — 13th — and Timon of Athens

11 June 2017

Dave Jones as Danial Blake in front of a grafitti he drew, demanding his appeal occur soon Friends, Atwood’s Handmaid’s Tale; turned into an often harrowing grim mini-series...

Trollope’s Golden Lion of Granpere: an unusual sunlight

2 June 2017

Marie and her uncle, Michel, in daily life together (F. A. Fraser, the original illustrator of Golden Lion) Dear friends, For a few weeks on Trollope19thCStudies we’re reading...