It would take steady, far-sighted, dedicated men and women at the helm of state, on all sides, to avoid possible catastrophe.
By Philalethes David Mikics is a professor of English in Houston, Texas; he is the author of the biography of Stanley Kubrick in the scholarly Jewish Lives series of Yale University Press. On 9 September 2020 he published an article, “The Lie of Viktor Frankl”, in the American […]
“Words change their meanings over time, and this is natural. But when the baser policies of intentional, malicious political manipulation intervene in the process… language becomes propaganda and its function shifts from elucidation to deceit.” By Philalethes 1. The Chilean writer Roberto Bolaño published his novel, Nazi Literature in […]