Z e t e o
Reading, Looking, Listening, . . . Questioning
Categories: Essay | 2 Comments
Frank Kermode, August 2000, photo by Charlie MacDonald

By Walter Cummins   Life is a Fiction Over a half century ago, shortly before the twentieth-century British literary critic Frank Kermode’s seminal The Sense of an Ending was published, I found myself in a debate with the campus chaplain, a priest named Joe Casey, whom I barely knew at the time. The topic—Life is […]

Essay
Lawrence Goldhuber in straitjacket, photo by Josh Gosfield

  A touching story, and likely more common, in one variation or another, than it may at first seem. Among other things, I have in mind lives that come to be defined by one event which casts its spell, be it evil, enlightening, forgiving—over all the other years. The story I am going to tell, […]

ZiR

Steps toward a larger, if alien view of what parenting involves By William Eaton   Click here for PDF version (1) Few parents, and only occasionally, allow themselves to think, It is because of me that my child must suffer. Rather we sometimes think of all the many others and other things—rapists, wars, car accidents, bad […]

Essay
Categories: ZiR | Add a Comment

From Phillip Rhinehart, Zeteo Assistant Editor 7 October 2012 Editorial spin, an exercise; or how to make bigotry palatable with continual reference to a Chuck Bartels article: Samples from the original: Arkansas Republicans tried to distance themselves Saturday from a Republican state representative’s assertion that slavery was a “blessing in disguise” and a Republican state House candidate who advocates deporting all […]

ZiR

Recent Comments

Categories: Essay | Add a Comment
Frank Kermode, August 2000, photo by Charlie MacDonald

From Phillip Rhinehart, Zeteo Assistant Editor 7 October 2012 Editorial spin, an exercise; or how to make bigotry palatable with continual reference to a Chuck Bartels article: Samples from the original: Arkansas Republicans tried to distance themselves Saturday from a Republican state representative’s assertion that slavery was a “blessing in disguise” and a Republican state House candidate who advocates deporting all […]

Essay

May 11, 2018

Using personal essay, literary reference, and journalistic voice, the article plants itself on our existential doorstep while illuminating Barnes' novel one more time. Very strong. Thanks.

read more... join the conversation >
Categories: Essay | Add a Comment
Frank Kermode, August 2000, photo by Charlie MacDonald

From Phillip Rhinehart, Zeteo Assistant Editor 7 October 2012 Editorial spin, an exercise; or how to make bigotry palatable with continual reference to a Chuck Bartels article: Samples from the original: Arkansas Republicans tried to distance themselves Saturday from a Republican state representative’s assertion that slavery was a “blessing in disguise” and a Republican state House candidate who advocates deporting all […]

Essay

May 10, 2018

"When these new memories suddenly came upon me … time had been placed in reverse. As if, for that moment, the river ran upstream." Stolen from Barnes's book for my poem "From the Vale for a Soul Making". Great book to write about.

read more... join the conversation >

From Phillip Rhinehart, Zeteo Assistant Editor 7 October 2012 Editorial spin, an exercise; or how to make bigotry palatable with continual reference to a Chuck Bartels article: Samples from the original: Arkansas Republicans tried to distance themselves Saturday from a Republican state representative’s assertion that slavery was a “blessing in disguise” and a Republican state House candidate who advocates deporting all […]

ZiR

March 13, 2018

i am looking for spiritual rats that bring money into my room i am from zimbabwe

read more... join the conversation >