At the beginning of the modern era, the mercurial ambiguities and linguistic openness of Shakespeare’s work indicate a path that modern consciousness did not take. “Drama is born in the renunciation of magic” wrote the critic Northrop Frye.
A tribesmen’s religious life “had a single aim: to keep the land the way it was and should be.” Bruce Chatwin
Was this anything like the sixties?
“This is so much better than the sixties. So much less self-indulgent and desperate, so much more restrained.” Barlow answered. “What you have here is a large group of people trying to practice unconditional love for strangers, and, for the most part, succeeding.”