Monthly Archives: June 2005

Dickinson Electronic Archives Project Manager

I am happy to announce that I am the new Project Manager for the Dickinson Electronic Archives. (I’m very excited because I just put my name all over the site).

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Imagism, Symbolism, and Information Visualization

I’ve been reading a lot of Gelpi lately, both The Tenth Muse and Coherent Splendour–all about American poetry. I’m struck in particular by a possible relationship between information visualization and the philosophy of Imagism (according to Gelpi): The Imagist does … Continue reading

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Top Ten Reasons That Having Reverse-Insomnia and Being Up at 4:30 a.m. Is Not So Bad:

10. First in line for the blender 9. IMing my 75-year-old father—he’s up too! 8. Letting the newspaper boy know we’re watching 7. First in line for up-to-date news from the EU and the current state of the yen 6. … Continue reading

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Isabela’s Birthday

IMG_0588-copy Originally uploaded by TanyaClement. Happy Birthday (yesterday) to Isabela. As she would say: Yay! (clap, clap).

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The Imagists wrote succinct verse of dry clarity and hard outline in which an exact visual image made a total poetic statement. Imagism was a successor to the French Symbolist movement, but, whereas Symbolism had an affinity with music, Imagism … Continue reading

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Poe, Mallarme, and Symbolism

From “Mallerme, Stephane, and French Symbolism” by James A. Winders “Symbolism,” a suspiciously tidy label for a host of complex and contradicotry aesthetic tendencies, yokes together the successive attempts of Baudelaire, Mallarme, Rimbaud, and Verlaine to redefine the poetic task, … Continue reading

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Hawthorne’s Scarlet Letter

From John Allison’s section of “American Theory and Criticism” in the JHopkins GtLTC: While Emerson and the transcendentalists locate their inspirations and symbols in nature, Hawthorne locates his inspirations and symbols in texts. Texts link the present with the past … Continue reading

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