Vaporous Cadavers: The Call of the Body-Object in Arthur Machen’s The Three Imposters

This is a paper from the hardest class I've ever taken. I did terribly but enjoyed writing it. A naked man was lying on the floor, his arms and legs stretched wide apart, and bound to pegs that had been hammered into the boards. The body was torn and mutilated in the most hideous fashion, … Continue reading Vaporous Cadavers: The Call of the Body-Object in Arthur Machen’s The Three Imposters

Fishwives and Fishwidows: A Dreamscape of Marian Engel’s Bear

This piece of writing is working towards an articulation of the olfactory reading of novels. These ideas are still being developed and applied to my work, and I am still investigating the hybrid nature of this paper. -x- I dreamt a cave pool attached to an old house the morocco red of the brick chipping … Continue reading Fishwives and Fishwidows: A Dreamscape of Marian Engel’s Bear