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Once upon a time, there were many Flamencas …

Once upon a time, there were many Flamencas. All of them had a kernel of narratio fabulosa truth in common.

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Notes: on medieval poetic community and marvellous / uncanny strangeness

Oez merveilluse aventure
Cum genz sunt d’estrange nature

(Thomas, “Le Mariage de Tristan” ll. 234-35)
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Make Essays Montaignian Again


Image credit: Antony Gormley
(TW: includes cannibals, zombies, bilingualism, and other monsters.)
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Cheese scones are my madeleines

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Ceci n’est pas l’apprentissage littéraire

Or: why I don’t write book reviews. (more…)

Consent culture, compliance culture, and hypocrisy



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