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Back up to: The Essay
5/5 Tessa Hadley on Henry James's sentences and jokes. Is there such a thing as Baroque prose?
4/5 Mexican novelist Chloe Aridjis discusses the survival of Baroque in her country.
3/5 Former architect Ed Hollis discusses 20th-century architecture's battle with the Baroque.
2/5 Paul Farley, poet and professor of creative writing, discusses 'baroque 'n' roll'.
1/5 Alexandra Harris discusses the legacy of Baroque style in 20th-century English design.