Posts Tagged: butterflies

Sound & Vision: Arthur Fournier

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Allyson McCabe talks with Arthur Fournier, an independent dealer of books, serials, manuscripts, and archives, about how he developed his niche, and how digital access has both enriched and complicated the work of archiving and collecting.

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The Butterfly Effect

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At The New Republic, Laura Marsh examines the interplay—or lack thereof—between Nabokov’s identities as a writer and a lepidopterist. In her investigative and detailed cataloguing of scientific and literary happenings, her only steadfast finding may be this: “There’s a special sense in which all of this activity, however unenlightening, is essentially Nabokovian.”

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The Editor’s Desk

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Things continue at Rumpus speed around here, still deep in the pre-launch, the larvae stage of what we will become. But when we’re ready to launch, in the middle of January, will we arrive like a butterfly from a cocoon, or will we slither from the grass like a snake shedding its skin? That’s what […]

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