It Was a Disaster

No historian, no well-informed reader can conceive the great literature of the first half of the 20th century without the names of G.K. Chesterton, Léon Bloy, T.S. Eliot, François Mauriac, Julien Green, Flannery O'Connor, Georges Bernanos, Paul Claudel, Miguel de Unamuno, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Graham Greene, Evelyn Waugh, Charles Péguy, Hugo von Hoffmansthal, Hermann Broch, [...]

The René Guénon Enigma

The René Guénon Enigma, by Olavo de Carvalho An author whose penname is “Sphinx” encloses an enigma and a subtle threat in his writings: any reader who is unable to decipher his enigma shall be devoured. René Guénon’s works are indeed enigmatic. They contain a great paradox: on the one hand, the author demonstrates [...]