More specifically concerning: Enlightenment
The Printing Revolution
26 May 2013, around 5.57.
By Elizabeth L. Eisenstein, Cambridge UP, 1983.
diabolo, l’emigrette & la dame de pique
1 December 2020, around 6.14.
On toys, literature, gaming, and the perils of history.
other fish in the sea
30 January 2021, around 7.13.
Two quotations on games of chance and serious intentions in Jane Austen.
20 October 2022, around 16.40.
How to sleep in a world without a lullaby, without a lulling refrain, without a capacity for forgetting, without unconsciousness itself, since Eros and Thanatos patrol everywhere shamelessly, sardonic watchmen armed with whips and cudgels? How to sleep in a world hypnotized by the vision of its own absence of vision of the world, as […]