Beknowst & Un-

Meg Shevenock
March 26, 2015
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(Part 2 of 2 on the fragment) Scripted mostly on used envelopes, or the odd chocolate wrapper, the collected fragments left by Emily Dickinson comprise some of the most famous literary relics of all time. For anyone remotely interested in…

Walt Whitman, Run Down by a Train!

Cody Walker
March 25, 2015
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A few days ago, bouncing around in the Walt Whitman Archive, I happened upon a gem of an essay: “Walt Whitman’s ‘Lively Corpse’ in 1871: The American Press on the Rumor of Whitman’s Death.” The essay, written by Todd Richardson…

Beknowst

Meg Shevenock
March 20, 2015
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(Part 1 of 2 on the fragment) “…a sense of the parallel between our always fragmentary knowledge and the continual progress toward perfect understanding that never withers away.” –Susan Howe, Souls of the Labadie Tract I want to talk about…

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