Culture
14 July 2011
While libraries are being closed down across the UK, they are opening elsewhere in countries where people want to make...
Culture
22 January 2009
It must have been October 1963 and we were gathered on the pavement outside the Oxford Playhouse after Edgar Wind had...
Culture
05 June 2006
The celebrated polemic that Edward Said mounted in his 1978 study Orientalism has come under heavy artillery recently,...
Culture
13 February 2006
In Venice in the 18th century, a pamphlet war broke out, gloves off, no quarter. It was about the nature and purpose of...
Culture
21 February 2000
The novelist Robert Musil, who lived and worked in Vienna, one of the most populously statued cities of Europe,...