Tag Archives: Jacob Frank

the shoah must go on?

The trains, the cattle cars, rolling down the tracks towards Auschwitz and the other camps did not have separate quarters. The same place setting in hell saw right and left, religious and secular.People like Matisse’s wife, Catholic converts like Jacob … Continue reading

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DIE HARD: BRINGING DOWN THE MIDNIGHT RAMBLER

Marjorie Perloff ┬áhas described how “Wittgenstein’s language games have provided models for poetic composition,” and concluded that, for him “the ‘ordinary’ . . . turns out to be, after all, capable of being seen as the ‘aesthetic’” With regard to … Continue reading

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GUILTLESS PLEASURE: IMMORTALIZED FOR THE NAUGHTY BITS

Casanova: “I had women, I played, I joined in the fun, I bawled, I scorned and was never slave to my passions, but they gave me pleasure. Of not hiding myself, I made my profession…”The same principle which forbids me … Continue reading

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