Daily Archives: February 9, 2018

Dante’s PURGATORY, Canto 3: SHADOW

https://pixabay.com/en/rush-grass-meadow-green-shadow-2663167/ *** SHADOW *** Only one shadow Dante’s body blocks the light Virgil: no body *** NOTE: Virgil has no body, so he has no shadow; nevertheless, he can feel pain, cold, heat, etc. God makes him able to feel … Continue reading

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NOTES on Sir Kenneth Clark (1903-1983): The Naked and the Nude

The first chapter of The Nude: A Study in Ideal Form by Sir Kenneth Clark (1903-1983) is entitled “The Naked and the Nude.” In it, he draws a distinction between the naked and the nude. The naked is the human … Continue reading

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