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Review: Take Desire Away by Mansel David. An exploration of the queer sensibility of A. E. Housman

By Carmel Shortall “Take desire way…death shall serve instead” Off the Page are back at the Etcetera – this time with Mansel David’s solo show showcasing the life and work of poet and classical scholar, A. E. Housman (1859 – … Continue reading

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John Clare – Reflections from the Madhouse. Off the Page at the Etcetera

By Carmel Shortall The stage at the Etcetera is set with just a table and chair. Ben Bazell as John Clare walks in clutching a plant. “They say I’m in a state of lunacy from years of prosing,” he tells … Continue reading

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