Arts & Books
Our century has seen the triumph of Eduard Bernstein's evolutionary socialism against revolutionary utopias. Stephen Tindale says that we must now prepare for evolutionary environmentalism
Once authors used to write fiction. Now they are laying bare their intimate selves. Louise Kehoe, who has just written a book about her childhood, looks at the appeal of painfully revealing memoirs
Christopher Tookey says that remakes reveal the cultural divide between Europe and the US
Has rock music become brutal and tuneless or are we just getting old? Tony Parsons says that the musical generation gap is more evident in the US than in Britain, with its tame and familiar sounding...
Clive Wilmer says recent attacks on TS Eliot have been disproportionate and ignore the ubiquity of anti-Semitism before the Holocaust. Eliot was a man of his times
Stuart Hall has been a central figure on the left for 40 years. The father of cultural studies-with its jargon-encrusted prose-is now in bleak mood
The global free market economy will inspire a countermovement-just as it did 100 years ago. David Marquand and the political economists he reviews here agree about that. But will we have to chose...
Christopher Tookey compares Tarantino's films with Evelyn Waugh's novels
Italy boasts more than two thirds of the west's artistic heritage, but Italians do not read books or go to the theatre.
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