Tag Archives: The Rad Trad

Roundup: Brideshead Über Alles

Perhaps in connection with what was effectively the BBC’s 10th anniversary rebroadcast of the 2008 film adaptation of Brideshead Revisited earlier this week, there have been several discussions of the novel and the film on the internet: –An Australian Roman … Continue reading

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Evelyn Waugh’s Ash Wednesday in New Orleans

On the occasion of the first day of Lent (or Ash Wednesday) in the Western Christian church, the Jesuit journal America has reprinted a 1955 article about its association with the carnival known in the French speaking world as Mardi … Continue reading

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The Roman Empire and Freedom of Movement

The feature of EU membership which more than any other seems to have contributed to Britain’s exit from that institution is freedom of movement. Yet, as explained in a recent article in the Catholic Herald, there is nothing particularly innovative … Continue reading

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