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A night out with Punch and Jude

by Michael Caines

TOWARDS the end of the sixth century AD, Pope Gregory the Great refined Evagrius Ponticus’s list of eight capital vices, or logismoi, into the seven deadly sins that all of us know and some of us love — love, that is, as a spur to the artistic imagination: for Dante and Hieronymus Bosch, most awesomely, but also for Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht, writes

Instead of Dante’s infernal circles of torment, Brecht offered a tour of the United States, which takes ...

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