Wednesday, January 22, 2020

LATEST PUBLICATIONS

Ingmar Bergman Made a Movie For Each One of His Fears

Source: Lit Hub Failure, Illness, and Other Terrors That Haunt His Films By Masha Tupitsyn November 22, 2019 As a writer I often feel like I am in trouble. This...

How Goth Became Goth

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3GbgQBjBfPA&feature=emb_title

Death — Rainer Maria Rilke

Death by Rainer Maria Rilke Issue no. 82 (Winter 1981) There stands death, a bluish distillate in a cup without a saucer. Such a strange place to find a...

Post Gothic You Should Know

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Who was Achilles?

Source: The British Museum The Greek hero Achilles is one of the most famous figures in Greek myth and a key character in the Trojan...

An Animated Introduction to Medieval Taverns: Learn the History of These Rough-and-Tumble Ancestors of the Modern Pub

Source: Open Culture https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zpUyJx2RurE When I think of the medieval tavern, I see grim footage from Bergman’s The Seventh Seal and grimy drinking scenes from Game of Thrones and Lord of the...

Back from the dead: Bauhaus reunited

Source: LA Weekly by Lina Lecaro “As contradictory as this may seem, Bauhaus being, in my opinion, the Godfathers of Goth: they were a bright artistic...

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...

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A list of classical gothic works

The Classical Gothic Music   "On January 4, 1996, Phoebus (Daniel J. Stern) compiled a list of Classical Gothic music from the suggestions of various net.goths, and...

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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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How Goth Became Goth

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3GbgQBjBfPA&feature=emb_title

An Animated Introduction to Medieval Taverns: Learn the History of These...

Source: Open Culture https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zpUyJx2RurE When I think of the medieval tavern, I see grim footage from Bergman’s The Seventh Seal and grimy drinking scenes from Game of Thrones and Lord of the...

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...