Monthly Archives: April 2014

Australian anthems: Nick Cave – Into My Arms | Music | theguardian.com

Australian anthems: Nick Cave – Into My Arms | Music | theguardian.com. A plangent piano ballad played at the funeral of Michael Hutchence, this ode to loss and sorrow has comforted generations of listeners Nick Cave writing lyrics: ‘the offspring of

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Twitterific Writing Links | Elizabeth Spann Craig

Twitterific Writing Links | Elizabeth Spann Craig. Twitterific links are fed into the Writer’s Knowledge Base search alengine(developed by writer and software engineer Mike Fleming) which has over 23,000 free articles on writing related topics. It’s the search engine for writers.

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The 100 best novels: No 32 – Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad (1899) | Books | The Observer

The 100 best novels: No 32 – Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad (1899) | Books | The Observer. The 100 best novels: No 32 – Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad (1899) Joseph Conrad’s masterpiece about a life-changing journey

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Gabriel García Márquez, Nobel laureate writer, dies aged 87 | Books | The Guardian

Gabriel García Márquez, Nobel laureate writer, dies aged 87 | Books | The Guardian. Gabriel García Márquez, Nobel laureate writer, dies aged 87 Colombian author became standard-bearer for Latin American letters after success of One Hundred Years of Solitude Edmund

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Everything flows and flows and flows…………

Panta rhei, “everything flows” Πάντα ῥεῖ (panta rhei) “everything flows” either was not spoken by Heraclitus or did not survive as a quotation of his. This famous aphorism used to characterize Heraclitus’ thought comes from Simplicius,[32] a neoplatonist, and from

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Self-censorship in the digital age: We won’t be able to recognize ourselves – Feuilleton – FAZ

Self-censorship in the digital age: We won’t be able to recognize ourselves – Feuilleton – FAZ.   Self-censorship in the digital age We won’t be able to recognize ourselves 07.04.2014  ·  More than a century ago, Sigmund Freud showed how

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Wallace Stevens, Philosopher-Poet

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Wallace Stevens philosophized in his poems.  William Carlos Williams had some qualms about this.  Consider Williams’s 1937 review of Stevens’ collection The Man with the Blue Guitar: And so, to clinch the argument—for this book is in…

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