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The power - worship which is the new religion of Europe , and which has infected the English intelligentsia , has never touched the common people . They have never caught up with power politics . The ' realism ' which is preached in ...
This is perhaps another way of saying that the English are outside the European culture . For there is one art in which they have shown ... Except for Shakespeare , the best English poets are barely known in Europe , even as names .
Strategically it would be possible for this war to end with Hitler in secure possession of Europe , and with the British Empire intact and British seapower barely affected . But ideologically it is not possible ; were Hitler to make an ...
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It seems harsh to criticise George Orwell's optimism when he implies that socialism has become inevitable: he was writing in 1941, I thought so in 1980. Sadly, Ronald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher and ... Read full review