Posts Tagged: objects

Obeying the Gods of Small Things

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If the ephemeral objects were not collected, and if the journalistic, social-science reports not commissioned, and if all of it were not preserved, then no one would believe that such a place had existed; not on the moon, but right here, in the center of the earth’s most sophisticated continent. On excavating the Oneg Shabbat […]

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Objects of Our Affection

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Objects make for excellent writing prompts, Anca Szilagyi declares on the Plougshares blog. Objects can ignite memories or serve as a simple writing exercise tool. And objects within a narrative define how characters interact in a world. But be warned, there are dangers: Vladimir Nabokov writes of a curious condition. Whenever he inserted objects from […]

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