Monthly Archives: October 2011

Pollux / Podex

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Unsaidquarters – “The Auroras of Autumn” (10/17/11)

It does no good to speak of the big, blue bush Of day. If the study of his images Is the study of man, this image of Saturday, This Italian symbol, this Southern landscape, is like A waking, as in … Continue reading

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Freedom From Spirit – Against Modern Dance

Repertory Dance Theater presents Vanguard by Brian Kubarycz SLUG Magazine October 12, 2011 On Oct. 6-8, Repertory Dance Theater commenced its 2011-2012 season by presenting Vanguard. The program, a showcase of key works by groundbreaking choreographers, featured the work of … Continue reading

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Now UNpardonable – The Samuel Smith Band

••Samuel Smith•• “Western Girl” “Three Of Them” samuelsmithband.bandcamp.com

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Unsaidquarters – First Snow: Transit Tempore (10/6/11)

~ Sonnet 97 ~ How like a winter hath my absence been From thee, the pleasure of the fleeting year! What freezings have I felt, what dark days seen! What old December’s bareness everywhere! And yet this time removed was … Continue reading

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Paris 1968: Anti-Fascist Machines

May ’68 A very large (albeit unspoken) determining factor behind Jean-Pierre Vernant‘s study of classical antiquity was the contemporary political climate in which he was writing. During WWII, France, and in particular the capital city of Paris, had been occupied … Continue reading

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T. S. Eliot’s Magdalenian Draughtsmen vs. Nietzsche’s Prehistoric Murderers and Self-Mutilators

Jean-Pierre Vernant “Tension and Ambiguity in Greek Tragedy” (1972) –Jean-Pierre Vernant delineates a compelling new vision of ancient Greece that takes us far from the calm and familiar images of Polykleitos and the Parthenon, and reveals a culture of slavery, … Continue reading

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