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Orpheus: The Song of Life

A poetic work of history on the figure of Orpheus: his life and myth, and his representation and imagining from ...

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The Examined Life

We are all storytellers - we make stories to make sense of our lives. But it is not enough to ...

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Walking Home: Travels with a Troubadour on the Pennine Way

In summer 2010 Simon Armitage decided to walk the Pennine Way. The challenging 256-mile route is usually approached from south ...

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The Revelations

A group of young people are searching for meaning in a dark and directionless world. The Course, a religious movement ...

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Adventures in the Orgasmatron: Wilhelm Reich and the Invention of Sex

In the middle of the 20th century, the United States became an adoptive home for dozens of expatriated European thinkers, ...

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Harvest

As late summer steals in and the final pearls of barley are gleaned, a village comes under threat. A trio ...

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