An attempt to explore the deep psychology of the Trump phenomenon, by way of Harold Bloom’s notion of the American sublime. Not exactly happy reading, but I didn’t feel I had much choice. Published in Arena Magazine no. 157 (December 2018). All comments welcome
Ahab points to (what else?) a gold doubloon. Remind you of anyone?
By the Pricking of My Thumbs
Add a little sulphur, and you get something like the following pastiche of The Devil’s Dictionary. Enjoy as you will . . . from Arena Magazine for September.
‘Do you know how to use PowerPoint, Mr Mephistopheles?’
Devil’s Dictionary Supplement
The session I’ve been asked to participate in, which centres on Maria Dahvana Headley’s modern adaptation of Beowulf, a novel titled The Mere Wife, will be taking place in a different venue than first publicised. Here’s the program entry:
Maria Dahvana Headley: Beowulf
Adaptations of literary classic Beowulf span both page and stage. Maria Dahvana Headley interrogates her contemporary adaptation set in American suburbia, The Mere Wife, with lecturer and wordsmith Robert DiNapoli as they muse together on the beauty of language.
Mission to Seafarers Chapel
717 Flinders Street
The ship pulpit
The Mission to Seafarers
Man at work
East Village, 2017
No prizes for guessing! No one told me to jump.
Some not so new! But the me is . . .