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“If on a winter’s night a traveller” by Italo Calvino

Unique (in my limited experience). A contorted and jerky tale which successfully breaks down the ‘fourth wall’: the protagonist is “you”, “the Reader”, who begins by beginning readingĀ “If on a winter’s night a traveller” by Italo Calvino, and ends by … Continue reading

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“In Defence of History” by Richard Evans

Evans seems at first to imply he’s replacing, and steering midway between, E.H. Carr and Sir Geoffrey Elton, and defending History against all things post-modern, but ends up steering midway between post-modernism and ‘traditional’ history. The Afterword, added for this … Continue reading

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