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He defended artifice and imagination vs. the so-called “natural.”

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“Are we not straying as though through an infinite nothingness?”

Foucault

He saw how institutions and apparatuses order daily life and desire.

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Her chorines, molls, and paroled hookers know their onions.

hannaharendt

She defended an Aristotelian concept of human flourishing.

Vernon Lee 1881 by John Singer Sargent 1856-1925

An anthropologist of the elusive essence.

hernandez

Clean-lined, india ink-borne graphic magic.

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A philosopher who didn’t take anything seriously.

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A “tawny student of Esoterics.”

laing

He diagnosed “problems in living” — not mental illness.

oppenheim

Her feats of transub­stantiation were mesmerizing.

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He played long, luminous tones on his trumpet.

wallace-stevens

Imaginative play that constructs a world available to experience.

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In search of roles commensurate with his ability and ethics.

Nuns standing in front of a Poons painting, c. 1963

Optically giving, mind-teasing, unabashedly beautiful paintings.

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He brought countercultural humor into sword and sorcery.

Phyllis Chesler in 1979, thinking over motherhood.

She unhooked the hooks and straps of women’s psychosocial bind.

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His talent stretched back to Yiddish theater.

burns

His is a vision of Eden reimagined by Hieronymus Bosch.

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She quietly contributed to dozens of nouvelle vague classics.

anzaldua

She inspired new critical fusions of poetics and analysis.

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Shantih, Shantih, Shantih.

bresson

He discovered a universe out of space-time.

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He painted the portrait of everything our eyes always miss.