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The Guardian - Amo Amas Amusical

The Guardian - Amo Amas Amusical

Mary Beard fronts an ingenious curio that tells parallel stories: the Victorian campaign to allow women into higher education, and the process that led to Kennedy's Revised Latin Primer becoming a standard textbook.

As the tales enmesh, a choir sing some of the worst excesses of sexist trolls, then and now, set to music.  Much like Beard's own cheery public persona, this device softens the blow of hearing how hateful men can be, without evading the truth.  JS