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Lauren Elkin, Flâneuse (2016)

Lauren Elkin has created a mostly literary, but also covering the work of female filmmakers and artists, introduction to the female version of the very French figure of the  447 more words

Quote of the Day

Great art is scientific and impersonal. One should, by an effort of the spirit, transport oneself into the characters, not draw them to oneself. That, at any rate, is the method.

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Quote Of The Day


We cannot tear out a single page of our life, but we can throw the whole book in the fire.


Cryptoquote Spoiler - 11/25/16

“Try to keep your soul young and quivering right up to old age.”   —   George Sand

(Again, I was forced to solve this without benefit of newspaper or printout.   82 more words


George Sand

I fall into melancholies of honey and roses which are none the less melancholy …  — ,  from letter to Gustave Flaubert, 9 May 1867, … 12 more words


Pantalone and Molière's Miser

Pantalone (1550)
Maurice Sand (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Maurice Sand

Below is an excerpt from an article I posted in 2014, when our topic was the  1,028 more words


Courage - Daily Therapy for Artists

“It’s a mistake to regard getting older as a downhill grade towards dissolution.  The reverse is true.  As one grows older, one climbs with surprising strides.”  George Sand