Category "War and imperialism"

Review: The Last Days of Troy

Review: The Last Days of Troy

The Last Days of Troy is a reinterpretation of the siege of Troy, showing us the horrors of war during the centenary of WWI. While Homer’s  Iliad is a poetic recitation of the story of the siege, encapsulating the drama [...]

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Totentanz – the dance of death

Totentanz – the dance of death

The First World War unleashed a torrent of artistic responses, not only agitational in nature or designed to combat official propaganda, but moreover a symptom of young minds desperately trying to confront the brutalities of their new century. The influence [...]

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