Issue 49 Death Spring 2013

Table of Contents

Columns
  • Colors / Teal
    Mary Walling Blackburn
    Class, warfare
  • Legend / Bouvier Carnage
    Wayne Koestenbaum
    Transfixing the porch-girl gaze
  • Ingestion / Battling Over Barrels
    William Deringer
    The fiscal and epistemic politics of beer
  • Leftovers / Cephalophoric Reason
    Eigil Zu Tage-Ravn
    Head cases
Main
  • Montana Monadology
    Justin E. H. Smith
    Louis Riel in exile
  • Dissertation on Monads
    Louis Riel
    What is there? There is God. What else is there?
  • Saving Face
    Jon Calame
    Into the canny valley with the emoticon
  • Artist Project / Hidden Mother
    Laura Larson
  • The Jerusalem Labyrinth
    George Prochnik
    Lose yourself
  • Monster Wreck
    Will Wiles
    The Crash at Crush
  • Artist Project / Float
    Oliver Wasow
  • The Science of Things That Aren’t So
    George Pendle
    Irving Langmuir and the symptoms of pathological science
  • There She Goes
    Julia Sherman
    The 1968 Miss America pageant reconsidered
  • Forensic Topology
    Geoff Manaugh
    The bank burglar as urban planner
Death
  • The Town Where the Dead Live
    Christopher Turner
    Lily Dale and the rise and fall of spiritualism
  • Mode of Death
    Leland de la Durantaye
    Transient beauty
  • Dialogue Between Fashion and Death
    Giacomo Leopardi
    A sisterly conversation
  • Sweet Kiss of Death
    Mats Bigert
    Swedish funeral candy
  • We Shall Not All Sleep
    Catherine Hansen
    The life-and-death relationship of Gherasim Luca and Gellu Naum
  • Skin Book
    Deborah Lutz
    The body and the page
  • The Metachrotic Swan Song
    D. Graham Burnett
    The polychromatic radiance of the dying dolphinfish
  • Where No Trickery Abounds
    Jonathan Allen
    The Broken Wand Service for deceased magicians
And
  • Bookmark / Loop (0–Now Ruler and Now–End Ruler)
    Cevdet Erek
  • Postcard / My Son with His Great-Grandfather, 3/13/2011, 2:52 PM Japan Standard Time
    Stephan Apicella-Hitchcock
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