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Imagining Hedda Gabler: Munch and Ibsen on Art and Modern Life
(De Gruyter Open, 2017-10-25)
Among Edvard Munch’s many portraits of Henrik Ibsen, the famous Norwegian dramatist and Munch’s senior by a generation, one stands out. Large in scope and with a characteristic pallet of roughly hewed gray blue, green and ...
”A past that has never been present”: The Literary Experience of Childhood and Nostalgia
This essay explores the modernist aesthetic involved in creating a fictive, nostalgic, childhood experience. Evoking the experience of childhood through fiction is as close to actually reliving childhood as we can get. The ...