Author Archives: Jack Farrant

Reflective Melancholia in Anglo-Saxon Elegy

Jack Farrant explores the melancholy Anglo-Saxon ‘The Ruin’, and what it can teach us about the finite nature of grandeur.

Why did the Dutch go mad for tulips?

Jack Farrant explores the context in which the Tulip Mania of 1636-7 developed and looks at potential modern parallels.

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