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About anthonyhowelljournal

Poet, essayist, dancer, performance artist....

How I see this journal

Originally posted on anthonyhowelljournal:
I am advised that the best blogs are focused.   But I want this site to reflect the diversity of my interests – poetry, dance, performance art, essays and music.  Over the years, I have become…

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Yeah! High Fives all round!

Well, this is great! This journal of mine, or blog, or whatever you want to call it, has just hit 40,000 views! Thanks to all of you who have clicked on any post of mine. As an outlying writer, a … Continue reading

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Iliassa Sequin 1940-2019

The death has occurred of Iliassa Sequin, a poet much admired by the New York School. She was a friend of Nobel prize winner Odysseas Elytis, Paul Celan, Max de Carvalho and John Ashbery.   Click the link here for … Continue reading

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Bracelli’s modern art – 1624

Bracelli’s Bizzarie di Varie Figure (1624) I have long maintained that art has its rivers that have been flowing through culture at all times, and my friend Roger Malbert just sent me the interesting link (above), posted by The Public … Continue reading

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Thoughts from the Wife of Bath

             “My liege lady, generally,” quod he, “Wommen desiren to have sovereynetee As wel over hir housbond as hir love, And for to been in maistrie hym above. This is youre mooste desir, thogh ye me kille. Dooth as … Continue reading

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An Inquiry into the Sublime

Walter de Maria Lightning Field 1977 This talk for Norfolk Contemporary Art Society in Norwich, Wednesday 2nd October, 2019, is in essence a much edited amalgam of two of my essays in Art and its Dark Side: the eight rivers … Continue reading

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Nubia

Rome and Nubia With this link to an excellent documentary about what happened after the deaths of Anthony and Cleopatra, I’m going to open a post I shall return to on Nubia. It was thus I was introduced to Queen … Continue reading

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