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Neanderthal Man and Cro-Magnon Woman

Jacques Malaterre’s Ao, le dernier Néandertal is a 2010 film about the fateful encounter between Neanderthals and modern humans. It’s also, as usual in this genre, a love story – with the usual pattern of gender and race: the man is a … Continue reading

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Loincloths and Fur Bikinis

Deep Time is a quite erotic novel, not just in the obvious sense – though there is some of that – but also in a broader sense, loosely from Plato, of ‘eros’ as an impulse towards beauty and ultimately towards … Continue reading

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