If you ask a member of the (American) Society for the Suppression of Vice: “Who is James Joyce?” you will receive the following reply: “He is an Irishman who has written a pornographic work called Ulysses which we have successfully prosecuted when it appeared in the Little Review in New York.”
A review of The Jew of Malta at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. Dr Jansen’s Shakespeare group will be attending this in May.
Justin Audibert’s sparkling production showcases the tragedy’s uneasy blend of offence and elation with just a hint of Tarantino, says Peter J. Smith
This year’s MacDonald Lecture will be held on Friday 10 April, from 15:00 in the Heymanszaal of the Academiegebouw. Prof. Barbara Seidlhofer will talk on ‘Standard Deviation and English as a Lingua Franca’. Students may recognise the speaker’s name from syllabus recommended reading lists.