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Mann's Homoeroticism in Venice

Mann’s Homoeroticism in Venice

            Reading “Death in Venice,” one might conclude any number of themes to be central to the story. One theme carried throughout the novel, homoeroticism, is nearly undeniable, even as it is somewhat masked and sanitized for the reader. 2,671 more words

Tammie Niewedde

Our love like the stars

Our love like the stars
Will die—our eyes like the skies
Go dark—our bodies
Like everything—interludes
Between the forever dust


To read Songs about Sex, Death & Cicadas by Andrew Grimes Griffin… 79 more words


A Gentleman's Gentleman

“Get out of the way, I’ll show you what I am. I’m a gentleman’s gentleman, and you’re no bloody gentleman!”

The Servant is Harold Pinter… 583 more words


I Am The Ghost of Shadwell Stair

Photograph by Michael Vincent Manalo

I am the ghost of Shadwell Stair.
Along the wharves by the water-house,
And through the cavernous slaughter-house,
I am the shadow that walks there. 163 more words


The Black Stairs

Paul Cadmus Stage Set Stairs, photo by George Platt Lynes, 1937


“Le nere scale della mia taverna
tu discendi tutto intriso di vento. 104 more words


Deep Though Invisible Tracks

“Think of two people, living together day after day, year after year, in this small space, standing elbow to elbow cooking at the same small stove, squeezing past each other on the narrow stairs, shaving in front of the same small bathroom mirror, constantly jogging, jostling, bumping against each other’s bodies by mistake or on purpose, sensually, aggressively, awkwardly, impatiently, in rage or in love – think what deep though invisible tracks they must leave, everywhere, behind them!” 16 more words