Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Amazing The Stuff You Find When Writing A Novel

Artistic sorts like to imagine themselves as barriers to totalitarianism, but the reality is often closer to the artists in Woody Allen's Sleeper . I found this discussion in Lilian Karina & Marion Kant's
Hitler's Dancers: German Modern Dance and the Third Reich:


  1. There is plenty of genuflection to orthodoxy, and punishment of heresy, in supposedly objective 'hard science' fields so I'm not surprised that groups where standards and practices are determined solely by consensus of 'experts' wouldn't jump at the chance to literally (and not in the Joe Biden sense) exile critical voices.

  2. "... Closer to the artists in Woody Allen's". Woody Allen's what?