A Point of View
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A weekly reflection on a topical issue.
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Daring to Marvel
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"How long", asks Howard Jacobson, "before the protocols of looking forbid our looking appreciatively at anyone?"
He explores the enormous difficulties surrounding the language of appreciation, "no matter whether the viewer in question is a mechanic ogling a pin-up in his workshop or an art critic pausing at a wall of French nudes in the Wallace Collection".
Producer: Adele Armstrong.
Rated 4 out of
a nail on a head
Return of a 1970's sexual zeitgeist. The ludicrous and rigidly feigned morality of the
conservatives today could unscrew their faces once and get a clue. Everyone does
what they want without regard to national political agendas.
Date published: 2014-03-16