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The Spear a Dick — and understanding satire

July 7, 2012


First we had the Spear, a painting by Brett Murray. Now we have the Dick, a cartoon by Jonathan — Zapiro — Shapiro. And this satire of a genital nature has, in both cases, caused the same polarised reaction: support or amused indifference on one side; expressions of outrage on the other.

Filthy Shakespeare

October 2, 2010


by Pauline Kiernan (Quercus) Review: Terry Bell Like countless students before and since, I struggled, at school, to come to terms with the language of Shakespeare. Not the plotting or the action; just the words. Outside of Julius Caesar. In much the same way I never understood why we should learn Latin if we were […]