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Argot. Jargon. The charm and bane of the vernacular. If anyone is sensitive about accent, its the English. Accent being a key marking point of where to place the individual on the pecking order of a society ultra-conscious of class … Continue reading
Definitely a precursor to today’s political re-mix videos. Passionate agit-pop that incarnated all the hopes and dreams that the socialist project promised. Alvarez’s videos are intense projections that sear the conservative canons of capitalist ideology; the whole market system and … Continue reading
Toward the middle of the 1890′s H.G. Wells began writing reviews, articles and stories. But he was not consciously starting a literary career. After all, he was a science instructor. But, an illness forced him out of teaching, and he … Continue reading
Shapes of things. Fabian socialism. Martians sucking blood from humans for nourishment. H.G. Wells emergence as a novelist proper belongs to the period between the turn of the century and the end of its first decade, when he was able … Continue reading
There they were on a Sunday morning 1n the 1890′s , pedaling with determination along the New Jersey Palisades until they found a quiet stretch of river. Then they stripped off their serviceable knickerbockers and blouses, and bathed, glowing with … Continue reading