French Camel Corps, Tunisia, 1943. Photograph by Robert Capa. © Robert Capa © International Center of Photography / Magnum Photos.
Rivalry & Feud
Volume XI, Number 4 | fall 2018
The eponymous temptress of Dolly Parton’s 1973 hit “Jolene” was based, according to the country singer, on a bank teller who flirted with her husband, Carl Dean. “Every time I look at him sleeping over there in his La-Z-Boy, snoring, that hair turning gray at the temples,” Parton said in a 2014 interview, “I wonder if Jolene is still around. I’ll call her up and say, ‘You come and get him now!’ ”
When a coward sees a man he can beat, he becomes hungry for a fight.—Chinua Achebe, 1960