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Rachel Hadas:’What goes around comes around,’ or what Greek mythology says about Donald Trump

When I studied and taught Sophocles’ tragedy “Oedipus the King,” the stress was on hubris, irony, blindness. What wasn’t emphasized is that the play was written during and is set in the midst of a plague.

October 15, 2020 · 3 Comments

Claudia Nolan: Sometimes the Bright Sophistry of Earnest Souls

Sometimes the bright sophistry of earnest souls of unlearned but much practiced minds shines its own light on the tangled feet of those   so eager for the lie, the … Continue reading

July 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

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