Wards Against the Day
“Embracing melancholy has become a curious act of resistance.”
That purple piece of silk he refers to, then,
in the urn of Patroclus—what does it mean?
The Rings of Saturn
I don’t know.
mélancolie humorale mélancolie nerveuse,
Anatomy of Melancholy—
Melencolia I, melencolia imaginativa,
Make America great again
Colin Dickey is the author of Ghostland: An American History in Haunted Places, as well as Cranioklepty: Grave Robbing and the Search for Genius and Afterlives of the Saints: Stories from the Ends of Faith. He is also the co-editor (with Joanna Ebenstein) of The Morbid Anatomy Anthology.
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