Posts Tagged: esther freud

Different Worlds

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While the boundary between fiction and nonfiction has never been clearly defined, no one said crossing over would be easy. For the Daily Beast, Esther Freud describes how she made the jump: If I was writing about a real person, I would have to seek out every last possible truth. I would have to bend […]

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Word of the Day: Eidolism

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(n.); belief in ghosts; etymology difficult to trace, but typically attributed to the Greek eidolon (“image, apparition, phantom, ghost”) There was something else in the house, unmentioned and unlabelled. A sort of shadowy presence that hovered by the back door. No one referred to it, so I kept quiet, but without ever really actually seeing […]

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