Category Archives: The New Factory of the Eccentric Actor

“The Tigers of Wrath

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are wiser than the horses of instruction.” William Blake’s quote seems to fit neatly as a description of the life of Mikhail Bakunin. Wandering philosopher and misfit activist.

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The year of revolutions, and the backlash. Nationalist and socialist. Everywhere.

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To Moscow To Moscow. The New Factory of the Eccentric Actor. London (2009) Following the life of Chekhov, including his crusading trip to examine the dire living conditions of the inhabitants of the island of Sakhalin in 1890.