Ghost Towns: A Cultural Resources Survey Report from the 2020-21 Field Season, by Sara E. Palmer

In the first spring I hide from the plague in a pale rain above Schet-cheet-qua-chub,fading into the timber at the end of the world.I owed that hill something, even before it hid me,and I think it took it.łaska khalakwati-stik, łaska t’uɁan,they are older and harder than meand they can take damn near anything(except chainsaws) casting …

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Danse Macabre: Equality in Death in Medieval Istrian Frescoes, by Jelena Dunato

  The Danse Macabre—the Dance of Death—is an iconographic theme that first appears in fifteenth-century European art. It shows skeletons or cadavers leading a procession of the living from all walks of life towards the grave. From the modern perspective, this may seem gruesome, even morbid. Most images of (Western) death are banned in the …

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All the Trees That Have Perished Alongside My Childhood, by Bogi Takács

               “I tend to refer to most of it as the territory of Ghost Soil. It certainly isn’t a narrow genre. Whatever you call it, it should dance away from easy definition. […] [F]or me, part of it was a knowing that given the way the national narrative was going, this vital space was going to …

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