A Ghost Story About Sexual Assault

The opera The Turn of the Screw is even darker and more explicit than the book.



Great article, and one of my favorite modern operas. It's amazing what you can get away with when it's sung.

"Too free." Is there a better phrase to describe our time? We crave our freedom, but we detest the consequences of a society that is based on it.


What a fantastic recounting, Charles. The world needs many more Uncles of your level.


Excellent piece, very thought-provoking.
I've enjoyed myself teasing you about the linda schwanger articles, but when you're on your game you are our best local writer.