Posts Tagged: Germany

Personal Psychopomp: Goethe’s “Erl-King”

While Halloween was not part of my growing-up experience, I’ve always associated the story of the Erl King with that time of year. I don’t recall when I was first introduced to this ghostly tale, it must have been fairly

Personal Psychopomp: Goethe’s “Erl-King”

While Halloween was not part of my growing-up experience, I’ve always associated the story of the Erl King with that time of year. I don’t recall when I was first introduced to this ghostly tale, it must have been fairly

letters to a young poet (rilke)

in a small second-hand bookstore just outside hattiesburg, which literally had books wall to wall and floor to ceiling, i found this slim little volume: rainer maria rilke’s letters to a young poet. these letters being not quite as personal,

letters to a young poet (rilke)

in a small second-hand bookstore just outside hattiesburg, which literally had books wall to wall and floor to ceiling, i found this slim little volume: rainer maria rilke’s letters to a young poet. these letters being not quite as personal,

reading other people’s mail (stieglitz)

i must say that i find charlotte stieglitz an interesting character, the way she comes across in her letters, the way she presents herself to one person or the other – her beloved heinrich, her brother, her sister, her mother,

reading other people’s mail (stieglitz)

i must say that i find charlotte stieglitz an interesting character, the way she comes across in her letters, the way she presents herself to one person or the other – her beloved heinrich, her brother, her sister, her mother,

if only i were a whale (charlotte stieglitz)

i hardly ever read in german these days, but i just picked up a nice, pale linden green volume titled charlotte stieglitz – gedichte und briefe (edited by franz josef görtz) – poems and letters by charlotte stieglitz. i must have

if only i were a whale (charlotte stieglitz)

i hardly ever read in german these days, but i just picked up a nice, pale linden green volume titled charlotte stieglitz – gedichte und briefe (edited by franz josef görtz) – poems and letters by charlotte stieglitz. i must have

das ruhr-atoll (exhibition catalogue)

this is what living in this year’s european capital of culture (ruhr2010) boiled down to for me – conceptual artist norbert bauer‘s ruhr-atoll project. seven months* of hands-on and hands-off exhibition support, some press conferences, meeting a couple of new

das ruhr-atoll (exhibition catalogue)

this is what living in this year’s european capital of culture (ruhr2010) boiled down to for me – conceptual artist norbert bauer‘s ruhr-atoll project. seven months* of hands-on and hands-off exhibition support, some press conferences, meeting a couple of new

culture – even yoghurt has it (kloeppel vs. madison)

browsing in one of my habitual bookstores i came across two books strategically placed next to each other: carol kloeppel’s “dear germany” and… john madison’s “nothing for ungood” both are books by americans about living in germany. both are marketed

culture – even yoghurt has it (kloeppel vs. madison)

browsing in one of my habitual bookstores i came across two books strategically placed next to each other: carol kloeppel’s “dear germany” and… john madison’s “nothing for ungood” both are books by americans about living in germany. both are marketed