Category Archives: Art

Waiting for [A New Post]

I apologize for not posting anything new since last Wednesday, but between AMC’s “Godfather Weekend” marathon (during which I saw Part II¬†twice because it’s that good) and other personal projects I’ve found it difficult to read and write a fresh … Continue reading

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Mirror, Mirror; Or, The Post in Which This Blog Lives Up To Its Name

What does a mirror do? What benefit can we earn by looking at something from a different perspective? What did the German say to the Englishman when they walked into the bar together? Ok, ok, I can’t answer all three … Continue reading

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The Content of One’s Character, or Another Way of Reading

There’s an idea I want to develop in this post, and I’ll get to it soon. But first: a puzzle! Can you figure out what the following two pictures are? If you’re ‘freaking out,’ here’s a helpful hint: you don’t … Continue reading

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My (Favorite) New York

Most of what occupies my shelves at home consists of what you could call “classics” – all the mainstays of British, American, and Anglophone literatures – with a couple of less-established and ‘lighter’ titles here and there. And if you’ve … Continue reading

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“[M]urder, Though It Have No Tongue:” Audiences and Realities

If you have been following along for the last few posts, you may have noticed that I’ve been talking a lot about literature and reality, and how the two mutually influence another in different ways. In poetry, there are certain … Continue reading

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The Object(s) of Poetry

The famous pipe. How people reproached me for it! And yet, could you stuff my pipe? No, it’s just a representation, is it not? So if I had written on my picture “This is a pipe”, I’d have been lying! … Continue reading

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