Friday, September 11, 2009

Reactionary Icons (i.)


"... poliziotti figli di proletari meridionali picchiati da figli di papà in vena di bravate".

"But Pasolini's romantic, even, one might say, reactionary belief in the primitive, instinctual body as the touchstone of reality..."

"Bertolucci is reported to have said that the Trilogy could only be the work of a "reactionary poet".

"Despite his reputation for sexual radicalism, Pasolini's attitudes were in many respects downright reactionary".