Classics

While away the winter with would-be classics

The modern hegemony of the “liberal professions” has become one of the principal challenges to liberal democracy

What masterpieces hide on tired and musty shelves?

Can we invent myths or are they what make us what we are?

In reply to A Classicist’s response to ‘The Mirror of #MeToo’

Myths are more malleable than statues

In Brideshead, the overriding feeling is that surely the punchline is to come. It never does

Tibor Fischer reviews A Thousand Kisses by Frederic Raphael