Wolf Hall and the Birth of Modern Subjectivity

The British costume drama, and the novels upon which it is based, force viewers to inhabit the dangerous time/space of modernity.

Mark Rylance is the ideal everyman.
Damian Lewis perfectly captures Henry VIII’s dashing and dangerous charisma.

Ph.D. in English | Film and TV geek | Lover of fantasy and history | Full-time writer | Feminist and queer | Liberal scold and gadfly

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