Tag Archives: Romanticism

19th Century Women Writers

   19th Century Women Writers When I began the project of putting together a syllabus for a class I found that there were a number of excellent anthologies out there that dealt with Nineteenth Century women writers and poets, but … Continue reading

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Sehnsucht

Sehnsucht I was reading A Dark Muse: The History of the Occult when I stumbled upon the term Sehnsucht.  Though I’d seen it before in the book The Quest For Christa T by Christa Wolfe and on my CD by … Continue reading

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Radiant Darkness

March 26, 2009 Radiant Darkness “Gleaming in the dark/I’m as light as air/floating there breathlessly/when the dream dissolves…” Nina Gordon sings in her 2001 solo song “Tonight and the Rest of My Life.”  It embodies the idea of Radiant Darkness … Continue reading

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