Dear Friends – To engage or not to engage in the semi-lethargic furor that seems to rotate (whirl is too strong a word) around the continuing controversial success of GIRLS? That was the question at our house this past Saturday. One of the reasons the folks at my house are big fans of Comp Lit … Continue reading Comp Lit Tuesday – an almost midweek meditation on — yes, we couldn’t resist — GIRLS
as promised.... silly, and a bit suggestive. for children over the age of 12. Clara would like to make love to the Nutcracker. Or marry him. Whichever comes first, and whatever that means. I think that's obvious, but what is perhaps less obvious (although Freud understood it) is that the Mouse King has his good … Continue reading Storytime Sunday, 12/09/12. What Clara wants.
Here's a gloriously strange and brilliant writer/graphic artist. A brief discussion of his writing follows, but you should really experience him for yourself, by click on the link at the end of the post. Reading Polish writer Bruno Schulz, we think immediately of Freud. The Father of Psychoanalysis’ notions are clearly represented in the short … Continue reading Bruno Schulz and the Queer Visitation