Tag: Joseph Pearce

“Romeo & Juliet”: A Tragedy, Not a Romance ~ The Imaginative Conservative

By Joseph Pearce Seeing something noble in Romeo and Juliet’s self-obsessive and self-destructive passion is to see it with eyes that are blind to the moral that Shakespeare teaches… — Read on theimaginativeconservative.org/2018/07/romeo-juliet-tragedy-not-romance-joseph-pearce.html

Meeting Gollum ~ The Imaginative Conservative

By Joseph Pearce How could one possibly identify with the utterly pathetic and self-centred Gollum? The only answer, I came to understand with a sickening sense of resignation, is that those who identify with Gollum are those whose own identity has been gollumized by… Continue Reading “Meeting Gollum ~ The Imaginative Conservative”

Celebrating Silence ~ The Imaginative Conservative

By Joseph Pearce If we have the humility of the saint and the eyes of the Romantic poet, we will be grateful for the gift of beauty, being rendered speechless in its presence that we might hearken to the silence and its visual music.… Continue Reading “Celebrating Silence ~ The Imaginative Conservative”

Timelessness and “Times Square” ~ The Imaginative Conservative

By Joseph Pearce “Times Square and Other Stories” by William Baer, a man and writer who is truly alive in the presence of the past, is storytelling at its best, both compelling and contemplative. Those who take up this volume will be changed for… Continue Reading “Timelessness and “Times Square” ~ The Imaginative Conservative”

History and Pride ~ The Imaginative Conservative

By Joseph Pearce Perhaps the final fall that proceeds from a life of prideful “success,” irrespective of the judgment of God which follows, is the miserable way in which tyrants die… — Read on theimaginativeconservative.org/2021/09/history-pride-joseph-pearce.html

Meeting Solzhenitsyn ~ The Imaginative Conservative

By Joseph Pearce On the morning after my arrival in Moscow, I was picked up at the appointed hour by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s eldest son, who drove me to Solzhenitsyn’s home, secluded deep within a wood of towering pine trees. As I stepped out of… Continue Reading “Meeting Solzhenitsyn ~ The Imaginative Conservative”

Singing in the Rain ~ The Imaginative Conservative

By Joseph Pearce — Read on theimaginativeconservative.org/2021/07/singing-in-the-rain-joseph-pearce.html

%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this: