Tag Archives: Francine Prose

like a bone in the throat

Coincidence. She is in a room beside Adolf Hitler…. Anne Frank is about our current struggle to engage the past shorn from nostalgia, disavowal and kitsch. Stuck in the throat. A chicken bone stuck in the throat. A wish bone … Continue reading

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AN OBSESSION WITH UNREASON: Absolute and Faithless Doubt

Caravaggio has become the ultimate old master superstar; his only real rival is Vermeer. It was a great if sadly short career. Caravaggio’s work was an expression of awareness¬†of the¬†precariousness of a reason that can at any moment be compromised, … Continue reading

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