How Much Does a Grecian Urn? Humour, Philhellenism and the Greek Crisis
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How Much Does a Grecian Urn? Humour, Philhellenism and the Greek Crisis

The last few weeks have seen a huge peak in Classical references appearing in the media. This is because, as political commentators have so regularly pointed out, we have just witnessed a Greek tragedy. They are referring not, regrettably, to the popularisation of the pointless neologism ‘Grexit’1 but to the austerity measures imposed by Eurozone … Continue reading