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Rant: Lost Works, Mary Beard and ‘the Survival of the Fittest’ November 3, 2010

Author: Beach Combing | in : Ancient, Medieval
Rant: Lost Works, Mary Beard and 'the Survival of the Fittest'

‘Mary Beard’, ‘Mary Beard’..: even now, twenty years on from the beginning of Beachcombing’s infatuation (naturally unfulfilled), the words are enough to send a lightening bolt into that blogger’s overstrained central cortex. Beachcombing still remembers seeing Mary’s swan-like body for the first time, in the reading room at the UL: indeed, Beachcombing trembled as Britain’s most beautiful […]