Friday, October 18, 2019

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Mourning Problems — Xi Chuan

Mourning Problems by Xi Chuan Source: The Paris Review an ant dies, and no one mourns a bird dies, and no one mourns if it isn’t a crested...

Eros at Play — Why the ancient erotic poems of Sappho and Wallada bint al-Mustakfi are far more stimulating than modern pornograph

Source: Aeon A woman rests in a field surrounded by apple trees. Savouring the sounds and smells of the shaded grove, she muses on the ‘sacred...

New Black Gothic

Source: Los Angeles Review of Books JUNE 23, 2018 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VYOjWnS4cMY&fbclid=IwAR2lsr9AwQzLARB8m2_qAMUX2OLQ5JY0tr7AGX44a4ojjtY3j7gnP4kPcdE TOWARD THE END of Jesmyn Ward’s 2017 novel, Sing, Unburied, Sing, one of the narrators, a black teenager...

Classics for the Working Masses

Radicals and revolutionaries found inspiration in the study of Greece and Rome. Source: History Today By Edit Hall Published in History Today Volume 69 Issue 8 August 2019 Temple of...

I Want Only to Be a Worn-Down Stone

I want only to be a worn-down stone on the ruins of time, a dolmen raised above this forsaken graveyard’s terrain. ( Alain Mabanckou ) Source: The Paris Review Issue...

Seven Questions To Ask At White And Black Wedding Dress | white and black wedding dress

Source: Oriver Style Seven Questions To Ask At White And Black Wedding Dress | white and black wedding dress – white and black wedding dress |...

Literary movements and periods

Source: Literalism Literature constantly evolves as new movements emerge to speak to the concerns of different groups of people and historical periods. Middle English (c.1066-1500): ...

10 awesome contemporary black metal bands from the UK

Source: Louder By Alice Pattillo (Metal Hammer)    Up-and-coming British black metallers Necronautical pick their top bands from the UK's flourishing BM scene (Image credit:...

A history Of Goth in 30 records, 1979 – 2008

Source: LouderSound.com By Classic Rock (Classic Rock) May 22, 2019 Classic Rock The albums, singles and tracks shaped goth...

Goth at 40: The enduring appeal of bleakness and black lipstick

Goth friends enjoying a summer day in Los Angeles. Nearly 40 years after it took hold, the subculture has proved surprisingly enduring. (Kyle Monk/For...

Drowned by Guilt — Forest of Shadows

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tyTV1UDrUqY&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR2eKRRM3A9mNoEyStB2XDGFofYvuLhUmiBW6OAOAvaHfRfDD246V_POw7Q

Johnny Depp meets his birthday wish and sings himself a song

Source: Stern.de The Hollywood Vampires recorded their very own version of David Bowie's "Heroes" in Berlin last year. The music video shows backstage scenes from...

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Literary movements and periods

Source: Literalism Literature constantly evolves as new movements emerge to speak to the concerns of different groups of people and historical periods. Middle English (c.1066-1500): ...

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Classics for the Working Masses

Radicals and revolutionaries found inspiration in the study of Greece and Rome. Source: History Today By Edit Hall Published in History Today Volume 69 Issue 8 August 2019 Temple of...

Goth at 40: The enduring appeal of bleakness and black lipstick

Goth friends enjoying a summer day in Los Angeles. Nearly 40 years after it took hold, the subculture has proved surprisingly enduring. (Kyle Monk/For...

Art History Resources

Source: Art History Resources   Site Index Prehistoric Art Art in Ancient Egypt Art in the Ancient Near East Prehistoric Art: General Paleolithic Art Mesolithic Art Neolithic Art Art in Ancient...

Seeing the Gothic through the blaze of Notre Dame

By Contributing Editor Cynthia Houng Source: JHI Blog I first encountered Abbot Suger: On the Abbey Church of St.-Denis and Its Art Treasures, edited, translated and annotated...

What we can learn from the White Rose siblings

Photo: DPA Originally Published on February 22, 2019 on The Local Germany Friday marks 76 years since the young White Rose activists were executed by Nazis...