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Nietzsche – between Good and Evil

Nietzsche – between Good and Evil Chapter and verse on his anti-Semitism Was Friedrich Nietzsche anti-Semitic? In Nietzsche’s Jewish Problem, Robert C Holub shows that resolving this question requires painstaking analysis of his thought, both published and unpublished, likewise of … Continue reading

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ENDNOTES, April Edition

ENDNOTES, April Edition The QR reviews Elgar’s masterpiece, The Dream of Gerontius – and interviews conductor, Ronald Corp, who conducted the performance at St. John’s, Smith Square, with the London Chorus, on 26th March “This is the best of me…” … Continue reading

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Nazi Germany, some conflicting perspectives

Nazi Germany, some conflicting perspectives Richard Evans rounds off his recent contribution to Third Reich studies Richard J Evans, The Third Reich in History and Memory, Little, Brown, London, 2015, 483 pp, £25 The Third Reich in History and Memory … Continue reading

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Religion as Elementary Error, by LESLIE JONES

  Religion as Elementary Error, by Leslie Jones In a persuasive passage in Religion and Intelligence, anthropologist Dr Edward Dutton considers the category question[i]. He cites T. Rees’s definition of science, to wit, “thoughtful, sincere research”. As Dutton points out, … Continue reading

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Go East, Young Woman, LESLIE JONES

Go East, Young Woman LESLIE JONES discovers that women are equal to men Wendy Lower, Hitler’s Furies: German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields, Chatto & Windus, London, 270 pp, £18.99 In Hitler’s Furies: German Women in the Nazi Killing … Continue reading

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ENDNOTES – Tosca by Numbers LESLIE JONES

    ENDNOTES – Tosca by Numbers Tosca by Giacomo Puccini, Royal Opera House, 13th May 2014, production by Jonathan Kent: the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House conducted by Oleg Caetani, with Oksana Dyka as Floria Tosca, Roberto Alagna … Continue reading

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Prophet of Gloom

  Prophet of Gloom Zibaldone: the Notebooks of Leopardi, translated from the Italian, edited by Michael Caesar and Franco D’Intino, Penguin Books, London etc, 2013, hb, 2,052 pp O nature, tell me, nature Why do you never keep Your early … Continue reading

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ENDNOTES – Were you not entertained?

ENDNOTES – Were you not entertained? The Royal Albert Hall, March 16, 2014, Sir Edward Elgar, The Dream of Gerontius, based on the poem by Cardinal John Henry Newman: The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Hilary Davan Wetton, Diana Moore … Continue reading

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ENDNOTES – Machinations in Mantua

ENDNOTES – Machinations in Mantua Rigoletto, Giuseppe Verdi, ENO, 15th February 2014, evening performance: directed by Christopher Alden, orchestra conducted by Graeme Jenkins Leslie Jones imbibes an intoxicating concoction at English National Opera Verdi and his librettist Francesco Maria Piave … Continue reading

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Germany, in the eye of the beholder

Germany, in the eye of the beholder Christopher Webster van Tonder, Erich Retzlaff volksfotograf, with contributions by Rolf Sachsse & Wolfgang Brückle, School of Art Press, 2013 Erich Retzlaff Volksfotograf, an exhibition of photographs from the School of Art Collection, … Continue reading

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