Archive for July, 2007
How does a word mean? How do words apply for the job of speaking about the inexpressible? Can they do it? And, looking forward to the road of Spider
July 16, 2007 First, please check out Ethelbert Miller’s site www.eethelbertmiller.com and you can also see my contribution to his E-Notes at www.eethelbertmiller1.blogspot.com — thanks! Now, here is a different take on what we usually hear about the “unspeakable”, about unspeakable horrors, that cannot (must not?) be expressed in words. I was looking at a [...]
Memories of Censorship; Beyond the World of Your Story; and Who the Heck is in Charge Around Here, Anyway?
So, I am back from teaching, and learning, at Skidmore, the site of the 30th annual writers’ conference of The International Women’s Writing Guild, attended by hundreds of women doing every kind of writing imaginable, and an extraordinarily large number of gifted and devoted teachers, in an atmosphere unusually democratic and creatively fertile. I will [...]