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

‘Let Me Hang You’: William S. Burroughs reads the dirtiest parts of ‘Naked Lunch’

zumzeig: ‘Let Me Hang You’: William S. Burroughs reads the dirtiest parts of ‘Naked Lunch’

maedchenimmond: ’Guy Fawkes discovers Doctor Dee & Edward Kelley disinterring the body of Elizabeth Orton’. All illustration by George Cruikshank from Guy Fawkes, or, The gunpowder treason : an historical romance (London: Richard Bentley, 1841). The novels describes Dee and Fawkes meeting in Manchester, although there is no evidence for this encounter.