Near the end of Are You My Mother? Alison Bechdel describes the comic as a “meta book”—an exploration of Bechdel’s relationship with her mom and Bechdel’s grappling with how to write about her mom as she’s writing the comic. 948 more words
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2. Photographic Hermeneutics
In the epigraph to this chapter, the oft-cited W.J.T. Mitchell dismisses the notion that the, by modern standards, fanciful tales of verse romances or morality plays would have any “reality” for a medieval reader and presumes his own reader to follow him in seeing how obviously absurd such a notion might be. 7,474 more words
School holidays, finally! I spent three days with the grandsons and now I am exhausted, happy to be camped on the lounge, writing.
However, Peter and I spent the weekend in Mudgee, a beautiful part of the world, especially after all the rain, it was so green and lush. 308 more words