The three witches. Ah, Shakespeare, you really screwed that one, you patriarchal old bard. Three Weird Sisters. Complete red herring, allowing men to get away with murder most foul for … Read More
With apologies to Tolstoy: Winners are all alike; every loser loses in their own way. It is the man* who loses whose soul is open to inspection, whose inner secrets, … Read More
There was a Woolworths moment in South African academia recently. Another one. This latest, which played out in the first weeks of June involved a white professor publishing a two-page … Read More
The Critter’s pointers through the plethora of performances at our fingertips from 25 June to 5 July.
If books are to be judged on their first sentence, Jeanette Winterson’s The Stone Gods wins all the prizes. This new world weighs a yatto-gram.