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Tychy@ the Fringe: Now We Are Pope.

Over at theSpace on North Bridge, Martin Foreman’s “Now We Are Pope” provides an example of that rare, exhilarating sort of Fringe theatre which has assumed added value as historical research or literary criticism. 427 palabras más

Fringe Review

Pages: The Play of Hadrian VII

Now We Are Pope, Martin Foreman’s one-man show about Frederick Rolfe‘s Venetian exile, recently completed a London run and is now headed to the Edinburgh Fringe. 999 palabras más

Born This Day

Corvo's cult century

He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people?

– Marlene Dietrich as Tana in Touch of Evil… 1.096 palabras más

Died This Day

To commemorate the centenary of Corvo’s death (October 25, 1913) I’m pleased to discover that Boo-Hooray Gallery will be marking the event with some style (well at least in Venice) – Corvo might well approve. 219 palabras más

Philosophical Literature

The Rolfe-Symons Entanglement

A nice and recent piece on the Rolfe-Symons entanglement, a follow up to the last post.

Symons Said; On the trail of a strange, elusive life in literature. 2.249 palabras más

Philosophical Literature

Frederick Rolfe a.k.a. Baron Corvo

Given a papal change is underway, Rolf’s Hadrian the Seventh is as timely as ever, and in my view happens to be one of the top five novels of the 20th Century. 115 palabras más

John Kennedy Toole