The Telegraph
Sunday , January 19 , 2014

An honest instability

One of Akira Kurosawa’s best films is Kagemusha, set in 16th-century Japan. In it, a thief, who is a dead ringer for the assassinated warlord Shingen, is trained to impersonate the chieftain to keep up the spirits of his army and to strike fear in the enemy troops. Interspersed between bravur...   | Read..
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Why should her lover, just because he is male, be in a position to judge her against other women? Why must she need to know her position and hate needing to, and hate knowing? Why should his reply have such exaggerated power?... The exchange reminds her that, in spite of a whole fabric of carefully woven equalities, they are not equal in this way that is so crucial that its snagged thread unravels the rest. — NAOMI WOLF