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Affinity: Subverting Ideas of the Prison

Sarah Waters’ 1999 novel, Affinity, challenges and subverts themes of class and gender in Victorian Britain but also invites us to question our own values and expectations. 323 more words


Milbank: myth, fairy tale, magic

John Milbank is certainly one of the most frustratingly delightful characters on my reading list. besides the sheer difficulty of penetrating into his prose, one then has to deal with the fact that he will throw out there tantalizing ideas, some brilliant thought or profound connection, and then just leave them hanging there, as totally ancillary to his larger point. 951 more words


Celan's "red of two mouths"-- a dynamic space for a new, post-postmodern poetics

Revised:27 Nov, 28 Nov

In “Night” Celan reveals a pattern that cuts across space-time as a diagonal, illuminating the lived-space of the world. The poem transcends mere immanence, where one must choose between the “less real of the vertical” for the “more finally real” of the horizontal (to quote from the article cited below). 567 more words


Train-Semitrailer Crash In SD Kills Minnesota Man

MILBANK, S.D. (AP) — A Minnesota man has died from injuries he suffered when the semitrailer he was driving collided with a train in northeastern South Dakota. 61 more words


A cruce salus

I KNEW a parish priest once. He was a very nice man, the kind of guy you’d stop and chat with about the weather and the town news. 786 more words


What Isn't Said

Liberal media bias? Try this on:

The Washington Post’s Dana Milbank and Fox News both report on a mayor upset about the closure of the hospital in his small North Carolina town, which resulted in the death of a heart attack victim. 329 more words