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Reading, Looking, Listening, . . . Questioning
William Patrick Roberts, 1895-1980; A Reading of Poetry (Woman Reading)

 . . . la lecture, . . . ce miracle fécond d’une communication au sein de la solitude, . . . (reading, this fertile miracle of communication in the midst of solitude) — Marcel Proust, Pastiches et mélanges   This year Gallimard published, in French, an amalgam of some of Proust’s writing on reading. Herewith […]

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Happiness courts us in her best array? An old friend, 70, after a perfectly successful career as a curator of nineteenth-century sculpture, has been reborn as a Facebook post-er. So many good posts, often several in a day, sometimes featuring photos she has taken, sometimes bits from the news, the Web. She is French, lives […]

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Social media has always confounded me for the immeasurable ways that it has so suddenly yet drastically altered our social interactions. Everything that we do and say was built on the foundation of our physical interactions and relationships with other people. In order to survive, we had to be in the same space as other people, […]

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About a week ago I landed, not entirely accidentally, right in front of an article I had long been waiting to discover. Its advertising line warned: “Children born to the Facebook generation will grow up to find a huge number of photos of themselves available online.” That is, they will find a huge online legacy […]

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Reading 3-9 March 2013 (ZiR) William Eaton, Zeteo Editorial Adviser [One in an ongoing series of posts. For the full series see Zeteo is Reading.] 3 March 2013 A reader on vacation—shouldn’t he be on vacation from reading, too? Before I headed off on my most recent not-quite-vacation, with half a dozen “serious” books and a Kindle, […]

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Arabian Red Fox, photograph by Jem Babbington, appears on Birds of Saudi Arabia website

Reading 3-9 March 2013 (ZiR) William Eaton, Zeteo Editorial Adviser [One in an ongoing series of posts. For the full series see Zeteo is Reading.] 3 March 2013 A reader on vacation—shouldn’t he be on vacation from reading, too? Before I headed off on my most recent not-quite-vacation, with half a dozen “serious” books and a Kindle, […]

Review

July 25, 2017

[…] Gun. Pour ses explorations des traductions, vers le français, de la poésie, voir, par example, Translating Dickinson, Poetry as Conversation, et Dylan, Nobel, Paris, Chimes Flashing. Some readers may also find of […]

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Arabian Red Fox, photograph by Jem Babbington, appears on Birds of Saudi Arabia website

Reading 3-9 March 2013 (ZiR) William Eaton, Zeteo Editorial Adviser [One in an ongoing series of posts. For the full series see Zeteo is Reading.] 3 March 2013 A reader on vacation—shouldn’t he be on vacation from reading, too? Before I headed off on my most recent not-quite-vacation, with half a dozen “serious” books and a Kindle, […]

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July 25, 2017

[…] Sex, Politics—is due out in 2017. His previous, Emily-Dickinson-related, multilingual writing: Translating Dickinson (into French) and Dickinson — Sex, Spanish, Stew. Some readers might also be interested in Beyond […]

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Reading 3-9 March 2013 (ZiR) William Eaton, Zeteo Editorial Adviser [One in an ongoing series of posts. For the full series see Zeteo is Reading.] 3 March 2013 A reader on vacation—shouldn’t he be on vacation from reading, too? Before I headed off on my most recent not-quite-vacation, with half a dozen “serious” books and a Kindle, […]

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July 23, 2017

[…] my proposition that a life so lived, so noticing, is a fuller life, a life more zoomed in—see On Savoring, Zeteo, December […]

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