"That truth should be silent I had almost forgot"--Enobarbus in ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA, back in Rome after having been too long in Egypt.---------
Melville's PIERRE, Book 4, chapter 5: "Something ever comes of all persistent inquiry; we are not so continually curious for nothing."
Sunday, August 2, 2015
"The Male Animal," Academic Freedom, 1956, & the Trouble It Still Causes
This morning Turner Classic Movies played THE MALE ANIMAL with Henry Fonda. I found myself reciting the best lines along with Fonda then realized how much responsibility THE MALE ANIMAL has for my academic troubles. I believed in academic freedom, dammit.