Whitman’s Civil War: Writing and Imaging Loss, Death, and Disaster

There are at least a few folks following who share an interest in mid-to-late 19th Century American lit/its influence on early 20th Century lit, so I thought I’d share a link. For those who might like to explore other free course offerings, here’s the university’s course page. “This is what you shall do: Love the earth… Continue reading Whitman’s Civil War: Writing and Imaging Loss, Death, and Disaster

thesecretfateofalllife: The journey from episode 1 to 8: bed as metaphor. What beautiful visual language. So many layers. From spartan and empty, unsettled and transitory to supported, reliant, tethered and connected. Though it’s not wholly positive, it’s ambivalent: he is raised up, but also constrained; he is older, sicker, changed, but also the same, in… Continue reading

tumbleyond: THE COLOUR OUT OF SPACE“‘It must be somethin’ from away off in the sky like the men from the college last year says the meteor stone was. The way it’s made an’ the way it works ain’t like no way o’ God’s world. It’s some’at from beyond.’”“It was a scene from a vision of… Continue reading