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From Werther Fever to Bieber Fever: Adaptation, Intertextuality, and the (Re-) Discovery of Romanticism

Romanticism has been ubiquitously difficult to define. As Tim Blanning points out in The Romantic Revolution, “[the] first French historian of romanticism — F.R. Torreinx — described his subject as ‘just that which cannot be defined,’ while Baudelaire wrote that

werther_web

From Werther Fever to Bieber Fever: Adaptation, Intertextuality, and the (Re-) Discovery of Romanticism

Romanticism has been ubiquitously difficult to define. As Tim Blanning points out in The Romantic Revolution, “[the] first French historian of romanticism — F.R. Torreinx — described his subject as ‘just that which cannot be defined,’ while Baudelaire wrote that

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“please sir, i want some more”: battered child syndrome and the infantilized artist

It is one of the most iconic lines in anglophone culture: Charles Dickens’ orphan boy Oliver Twist, kept in a state of constant starvation at a workhouse in nineteenth-century London, dares to ask for more food to satisfy his and

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“please sir, i want some more”: battered child syndrome and the infantilized artist

It is one of the most iconic lines in anglophone culture: Charles Dickens’ orphan boy Oliver Twist, kept in a state of constant starvation at a workhouse in nineteenth-century London, dares to ask for more food to satisfy his and

Liberal Party of Canada Response (Election 2015), Fannina Waubert de Puiseau

the Liberal (and only) response to my open letter

During election season, I wrote an open letter to Canada’s political leaders, asking that public monies for art be properly reinstated because art is a socially necessary political agent — an essential democratic constituent: Historically, the arts have functioned as

Liberal Party of Canada Response (Election 2015), Fannina Waubert de Puiseau

the Liberal (and only) response to my open letter

During election season, I wrote an open letter to Canada’s political leaders, asking that public monies for art be properly reinstated because art is a socially necessary political agent — an essential democratic constituent: Historically, the arts have functioned as

Piledriver

update

It’s been quiet on the blog — not because I haven’t been writing, but because I’ve been writing elsewhere. Check out a couple of my recent pieces… My translation of Alexander Kerlin’s fantastic article on theatre and digitalization over at

Piledriver

update

It’s been quiet on the blog — not because I haven’t been writing, but because I’ve been writing elsewhere. Check out a couple of my recent pieces… My translation of Alexander Kerlin’s fantastic article on theatre and digitalization over at

democracy

More Democracy for Parliament Hill: Send your Art to the House of Commons

12 days, lots of tweets and shares, over 300 signatures, and a couple thousands clicks later, we remain invisible. Our politicians have had official versions of our open letter for a week and there has been absolutely no response. Not a

democracy

More Democracy for Parliament Hill: Send your Art to the House of Commons

12 days, lots of tweets and shares, over 300 signatures, and a couple thousands clicks later, we remain invisible. Our politicians have had official versions of our open letter for a week and there has been absolutely no response. Not a

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election season: an open letter from artists to the federal party leaders

To: Stephen Harper and the Conservative Party of Canada Elizabeth May and the Green Party of Canada Thomas Mulcair and the New Democratic Party Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party of Canada   Ladies and Gentlemen,  We are writing to

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election season: an open letter from artists to the federal party leaders

To: Stephen Harper and the Conservative Party of Canada Elizabeth May and the Green Party of Canada Thomas Mulcair and the New Democratic Party Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party of Canada   Ladies and Gentlemen,  We are writing to

pink life

in light of the election; or, articulating values is the first step to acting on them

I believe in taxes. I believe in taxing those more who have more.  I believe in sharing.   I believe in making. I don’t believe in the nuclear family. I believe in the family as one type of communal living.

pink life

in light of the election; or, articulating values is the first step to acting on them

I believe in taxes. I believe in taxing those more who have more.  I believe in sharing.   I believe in making. I don’t believe in the nuclear family. I believe in the family as one type of communal living.