The agreeable eye

an eudæmonistarchives

More specifically concerning: author

Mysteriosa Femina

1 December 2002, around 11.15.

In an abrupt change of pace, I set aside the works of Walter Burkert just as he was about to show once and for all how human behavior really works, and read a mystery novel until all hours of the night. I had given up on the entire ‘reading in bed’ thing—there never seemed to […]

Citation (16)

1 February 2004, around 8.32.

the author disinterested in finances…

Portrait of the Author

9 April 2004, around 12.14.

Portrait of the Author in University Parks

fiction of ideas

13 October 2007, around 13.34.

Between the limits of affection and antipathy for the author’s personality, the relationship of author and reader may take a score of different forms: admiration and respect without affection, as in the case, perhaps, of Thomas Hardy; exasperated affection as in the case of Kipling; devotion for Jane Austen; sheer worship or utter dislike for […]

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