It's only a little fughetta in C minor, a piece J.S. Bach wrote into a notebook he was keeping for the purpose of teaching his eldest son.
If Winston Churchill is today the icon of an American right that denounced the "appeasement" of Iraq, Charles de Gaulle is the inspiration for some of those who continue to urge European governme
"This act of
incendiarism is the most monstrous act of terrorism so far carried
out," reported a 1933 Berlin newspaper.
Colin MacCabe's new book is more a provocative polemic than a rounded biography, but it deserves the highest praise for being inspired by the belief that in the early 1960s Jean-Luc Godard grabbe
This is a book that should be on every activist's bed table, like Gideon bibles in hotels.
likeness of Nathaniel Hawthorne hanging in the AmLit museum resembles
the shadowy, fading portrait of a distinguished ancestor.
By the time that Jeanne Moreau cut the cake for his twenty-fifth birthday on the set of Elevator to the Gallows, Louis Malle had already been joint winner of an Oscar for his work on Jacqu
If ever there was an event that called for reflection on what was left of the New Left, it was the 1981 Brink's robbery.
It's a cliché to say that an artist draws his power from his
contradictions, but the lives of the great composers provide easy grist
for the mill.
While filming in Western Australia in May 1999, the critic Robert Hughes
survived--barely--a head-on collision with another car.