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
withered, once-beautiful matriarch: my, it sure is hot tonight in... the south. smoulderingly handsome, reckless heir to the family estate: *leans on a doorframe* hot- yes, just like the heat of my repressed homosexuality and barely concealed rage.
And Lot’s wife, of course, was told not to look back where all those people and their homes had been. But she did look back, and I love her for that, because it was so human. So she was turned into a pillar of salt. So it goes. Kurt Vonnegut, from Slaughterhouse-Five
horrorandhalloween: by Scott Gustavson
Beloved by Toni Morrison (1987); illustrated by Joe Morse, The Folio Society, 1st Illustrated Ed., 2015.