Katherine Harloe

Katherine Harloe teaches Classics at the University of Reading. She is writing a book about Winckelmann’s love letters.

Weavers and Profs

Katherine Harloe, 1 April 2021

In​ July 1914, a cartoon called ‘Fool’s Paradise!’ appeared in Plebs Magazine. It features two pairs of contrasting male figures. In the foreground a top-hatted, round-bellied ‘Capitalist’ shakes his fist at a rugged, flat-capped worker representing the ‘Central Labour College’. The worker, his arms folded firmly against his chest, returns his...

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