The casual use of violence perpetrated on the female body in telling a story about a man’s experience will not be news to most people here, but it might be enlightening to look at it in the context of what is often considered to be one of the great works of humanist literature, one that still carries more cultural weight than possibly any other, and is often claimed to speak to all people, everywhere.
Today’s Guest Hoyden is regular commentor orlando, who returned to Sydney last year after a time living in the UK. Over at Triple J right now it’s “Male Week”. The ABC’s Australia-wide, government funded youth music radio station has dedicated… Read More ›
Hoydenizen Orlando had occasion to wander around the London Borough of Islington recently, and saw something that made her think of us.