Tag Archives: 20th Century

1955: 憶西環

Fan Ho: Surreal Sai Wan (c 1950-1960)

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1784: Whimsical Associations

From Paul Fussell’s Poetic Meter and Poetic Form (1965): “In ‘The Poplar Field’ …William Cowper…unwittingly allows the whimsical associations of triple meter to work against him.” The poplars are felled, farewell to the shade And the whispering sound of the … Continue reading

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1976: City

Thomas Bayrle: The City (1976) [detail]; here is the whole thing:

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1917: Flamingos

Sydney Long: Flamingos (1917)

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1924: Queen of the Clouds

Otto Kuhler: Queen of the Clouds (1924)

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1912: Woudster Road near Oranjewoud

Jan Mankes: Woudster Road near Oranjewoud (1912)

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1965: It Was Always Saturday

He was Walt. He owned a Jaguar XXB sports ship with a flat-out velocity of fifteen thousand miles an hour. His shirts came from Italy and his shoes were made in England. As he opened his eyes he looked for … Continue reading

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