Monday, May 4, 2015

Light to Light

Filed under: General — Tags: — m759 @ 5:00 PM

From yesterday —

Another remark on "still light" —

                                      " . . . After the kingfisher's wing
Has answered light to light, and is silent, the light is still
At the still point of the turning world." — Four Quartets

Note the page number, 168, in the above quote from Capobianco.

From another page 168,*  a reproduction of a title page —

"In quella parte del libro…."

IMAGE- Detail of p. 168 in Brooker's 'Eliot: The Contemporary Reviews,' showing title page of Eliot's 'Dante' with epigraph from Dante's 'Vita Nova'

* In Jewel Spears Brooker's book
  T.S. Eliot: The Contemporary Reviews ,
  Cambridge University Press, 2004

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Dr. Heidegger’s Experiment

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From a tale by Nathaniel Hawthorne —

"Did you never hear of the 'Fountain of Youth'?"
asked Dr. Heidegger, "which Ponce de Leon,
the Spanish adventurer, went in search of two
or three centuries ago?"

"But did Ponce de Leon ever find it?" said
the Widow Wycherly.

"No, answered Dr. Heidegger, "for he never
sought it in the right place. The famous
Fountain of Youth, if I am rightly informed, is
situated in the southern part of the Floridian
peninsula, not far from Lake Macaco.
Its source is overshadowed by several gigantic

   See also the previous post.

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Shining Through

Filed under: General — Tags: — m759 @ 10:00 AM

A Look  magazine article of July 18, 1950,
"Working Debutante," had photos of
Betsy von Furstenberg by Stanley Kubrick.

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