Our colleague TOM ALLEN reflects on postmodernism and history, on the ideas of Frederic Jameson and Karl Marx, and on the art of Vincent Van Gogh, Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat.
I was recently re-reading the first chapter of Frederic Jameson's
I missed a links post last Sunday and other entries over the past fortnight have been only sporadic. I can only plead busy-ness in the preparation for the RSC Live from Stratford-upon-Avon broadcasts of Cymbeline, ten days ago, and King Lear,
To start Sunday links, this...
• My vote: Roger Angell for The New Yorker.
... and this...
• The road ahead: Kirk Douglas for The Huffington Post.
... and this, from Joss Whedon and friends (which you'll have seen but which is