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On Longing

“Nostalgia is the desire for desire.” — Susan Stewart, On Longing: Narratives of the Miniature, the Gigantic, the Souvenir, the Collection

The Feeling of the Place

After being in Red Cloud (Willa Cather‘s hometown) while on BRAN, I decided I needed to re-read My √Āntonia.* In just the introduction, I’m compelled to stop reading in order to transpose a few choice sentences. As Cather & Jim are on the train, as adults, returning to “Black Hawk”: We were talking about what … Continue reading »