Here we go!

Goethe commented on the British obsession with the past. In Faust, he has Mephistopheles ask: “Are Britons here? They go abroad, feel calls/To trace old battlefields and crumbling walls…”

I’ve recently started my Phd on a topic Goethe would see as wholly appropriate given the above quote, and decided this would be a method of keeping a track of my progress and of my meetings; not sure how successful it will be but here goes!

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