• The facade of the National Library of Scotland.

A sketch of Lady Justice standing next to a stork in a garden

Lady Justice as an Allegory in Motion

by Valérie Hayaert Animated by signs that are in essence mutable, Justitia (Lady Justice) may be perceived as an allegory in motion. Scholars who pretend to master the intricacies of this “science of images” (iconology) forget an important fact: allegories…

OLR 40th Anniversary – Maurice Blanchot

Marcel Proust once said, “Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” Friendship, and the role it plays in life, is an interesting and varied topic explored…