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Reflections on Geoff Dyer, or, Reflections of Geoff Dyer

A couple of months ago one of my many internet feeds popped up an article in the Los Angeles Review of Books about an academic conference devoted to the work of Geoff Dyer, a most un-academic contemporary British writer.   1,671 more words

Reading

On Being Pointless: Wrestling with Geoff Dyer

Amy Bernhard reviews an essay classic, Geoff Dyer’s Out of Sheer Rage:

I met Geoff Dyer in the fall of 2012, when he was the visiting writer at my MFA program. 1,691 more words

Teaching Resources

Context & Narrative Introduction

The introduction begins with this quote:-

I think it’s certain that one doesn’t only photograph with the eyes but with all of one’s intelligence
         Brassai (interview with Tony Ray Jones, 1970, quoted in Brittain, p.39) 1,954 more words

Erik Kessels

presence and absence

“In the silent darkness we are given new eyes. In the heart of the divine we can see more clearly who we are.”

Macrina Wiederkehr… 267 more words

Via Negativa

Come Forrest Gump

Nella nostra era, la fotografia con cui ci si presenta al proprio stuolo di contatti, amici o follower incomincia a valere più di quanto si ha da dire. 624 more words

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