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Australian Arts

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10 December 2022

9:00 AM

10 December 2022

9:00 AM

Someone told me the new TV streamer The English had a weird resemblance to Cormac McCarthy who has just published a work in two parts which is a thousand miles from his cowboy turf, adventurous or ghastly with blood or atrocity. Well the first of the two episodes of The English (made by Hugo Blick who did The Honourable Woman with Maggie Gyllenhaal) is in that Jacobean Western mode that made Harold Bloom’s mind reel with Blood Meridian even though he considered it a masterpiece.

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