Tag Archives: Tintin

Lost Cities Spur the Imagination

An amazing Christmas gift–a journey to Machu Piccu–has me reflecting on “lost cities and vanished civilizations.” Selma Lagerlov’s “Adventures of Nils” works into the discussion as well.

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Roger Ebert’s Kinship with Whitman

In reflecting on death and dying, Roger Ebert turned to literature rather than to film.

Posted in Behan (Brendan), Bellow (Saul), James (Henry), Remi (Georges), Whitman (Walt) | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tintin to the Rescue

The new film “Tintin” takes me back to my childhood, when my brothers and I scoured Paris book shops to assemble a complete set of what were early graphic novels.

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