Oct 22, 2021Liked by Matthew Spencer

Curious but totally irrelevant association with Rider Haggard 'King Solomon's Mines' (perhaps), where Good (if it was he) was called out of his tent in mid-shave to confront an emergency - and for this very appearance was hailed as a god

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Interesting connection. Büchner's Woyzeck also has a remarkable shaving scene. It's charged act, full of vanity and vulnerability.

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