On Blackfaces, Black Faces, and Black Pete

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A look at Dutch folklore and European history So, there has been some controversy on a certain folkloristic figure in the Netherlands for the past few years. What is the problem here? In 2011, an artist called Quinsy Gario accused the depiction of Black Pete to be racist. At some … Continue reading

De similitudine inter equites et homines potestate et virtute superiores

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[On the verisimilitude between knights and superheroes] Fear not, dear reader, you shall not have to painfully translate every word via Google Translate or a Latin dictionary, this article will continue in English. No, what will be really discussed here is the verisimilitude between literary chivalric knights and superheroes. Why … Continue reading