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Weekly Round-up

The Oxonian Review is pleased to present this week’s Weekly Round-up, featuring a selection of recent links to websites and articles which the OR editorial staff have found interesting, illuminating, or otherwise noteworthy. Enjoy!

1. “Time, Space and Ghosts of Form: Giorgio de Chirico’s Hebdomeros”, Wave Composition: “What becomes of time and space when an adequate language to describe them does not exist?”

2. “Tailor-Made”, Paris Review: “Today, Richard Anderson is “The King of Savile Row,” as The Independent called him—but in 1982 he was a teenager with failing grades who showed up for an interview in white socks, a short-sleeved shirt, and a school blazer..”

3. “AC Grayling complains of abuse over creation of elite New College”, Guardian Online: “Professor AC Grayling has spoken of how he has become a figure of vitriol among students and the academic establishment after announcing plans to establish a for-profit private university.”

4. “Male Birth Control”, Bust Magazine: “Scientists in India have come up with a birth control for men that is 100% effective and lasts a minimum of ten years. .”

5. “‘The Sickbed”, Jacket 2: “On pain, love, ekphrasis, and Craig Dworkin’s “Dure”.”

6. “Oxford academic finds “tantalizing” clue to Ophelia”, Reuters: “An Oxford academic has found a “tantalizing” link between Shakespeare’s tragic heroine Ophelia and a real-life girl who died at the age of two in 1569, when the Bard would have been around five years old.”