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Is the past real?

Another set of quotes from my PhD research. Last week I looked at Paul’s gospel, this week I’m going a different direction by looking at different views of the past. 372 more words


Molière's Tartuffe & Northrop Frye

Elmire, Tartuffe, by Tammy Grimes, 1977; costume by Zack Brown

This post is based on an article originally posted on 7 January 2012. In its earlier version, it had to do with Canadian literary critic Northrop Frye’s… 1,395 more words


Marshall McLuhan and Northrop Frye: Apocalypse and Alchemy, by B.W. Powe: Review

One of the striking features of B.W. Powe’s 1981 A Climate Charged: Essays on Canadian Writers — signalling the arrival of a distinctive voice in Canadian criticism — was that author’s facility in combining erudite argument with the evocation of personality. 1,013 more words


A Short History (Reflections on Arden in its 13th Year)

The idea of Arden occurred in the fall of 1998.  The original vision was very simple, a journal of creative writings and visual art. I asked around and the learned of… 372 more words


Eternity's Sunrise: Blake and Buddhism

by Sam Buntz

The British poet-engraver, William Blake, is often a favorite of Americans with an interest in Buddhism.  Poets with Buddhist affinities, like T.S. Eliot and W.S. 2,318 more words