Archive for September, 2008

sylvian


-David Sylvian, Orpheus

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solidarity

atomic

authentic

The apparently unimpaired ability … of everyday language to go on functioning as usual raises doubts of the authenticity of the experiences they record. [my ellipses]

– W. G. Sebald, On the Natural History of Destruction

atmospheric

…the longer i think about it the more it seems to me that we who are still alive are unreal in the eyes of the dead, that only occasionally, in certain lights and atmospheric conditions, do we appear in their field of vision. [my ellipses]

– W. G. Sebald, Austerlitz

more on the dead