Today’s I Ching – 18 – Degeneration.
Degeneration follows Following.
Following suggests allowing others to lead you
Where they are going, or where they want… 111 more words
As part of the module LIT3033 Late Victorian Gothic: Deviance, Decadence, Degeneration I am reading Abraham ‘Bram’ Stoker’s 1897 novel Dracula. Many are familiar with the story as a direct result of the numerous film and television productions that have given it a fair chunk of media attention. 275 more words
I’m mildly obsessed with Victorian England. Corsets, petticoats, horse carriages; my heart leaps at these sights in old photographs and film versions of Jane Austen. Every now and then I go on a rant about how much I hate the present time and should have been an upper-class Victorian lady, and people who have to hear these rants are quick to remind me of the not-so-glamorous reality of nineteenth century life. 948 more words
( It was the delay of my wife’s flight that found me sitting alone
in the small local airport “Arrivals” area,
ten feet away from the first television set that I had seen in eight years … ) 2,284 more words
Last week it was revealed that scores of Modernist paintings, hidden from the Nazis in the 1930s, have turned up in Munich. The Nazis thought they were examples of Degenerate Art, comparable to barnacles, human imbeciles and other organisms more universally thought to come about when evolution went wrong, or maybe backwards. 166 more words