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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Philip Guston, "Aggressor," 1978, private collection

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 […]

October 15, 2018

The paintings are alive through its creativity. For decades, its application is firmly rooted among the people. A great blog has been written about some historical paintings. I'm incredibly interested to read it fully. Thank you.

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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 […]

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July 26, 2018

A point of information... This book was translated as "A Fortnight in the Wilderness" and included as Appendix 2 in "Democracy In America: Historical-Critical Edition", edited by Eduardo Nolla. There this amazing text can be read in full. It is worth comparing the translation by James Schleifer to your own. In particular, the rendering of "désert" to "wilderness" is most intriguing.

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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 […]

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July 26, 2018

Thanks so much for this translation and excellent analysis.

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