Wednesday, 28 November 2007


Terry Eagleton notes approvingly that “[William] Blake . . . viewed the political as inseparable from art, ethics, sexuality and the imagination.” [1] Aye, such a thought is enough to warm the cockles and capillaries of any old totalitarian’s cardiovascular system.

Terry Eagleton, “The original political vision: sex, art and transformation”, The Guardian, 28th November 2007.


Sky Captain said...

History will prove whatever the Guardian wants it to.

James Higham said...

Capillaries on tyrants clog quicker or so I'm led to believe.