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May 20, 2008


Thanks for this! I have to read that.

I am finally reading Gabriel Garcia Marquez's _The Autumn of the Patriarch_, which looks as though it might be about a place that has lost track of its borders and everything has gotten mixed up together, with a receding coast and a government house where one might have to brush a hen off the table before signing an important document. This made me think of that book because it is the opposite: a place that has lost its borders, rather than a place or person that can never be unconscious of its life on the border.

"I want to feel words swimming in my throat like fighting fish that refuse to be hooked on a line."

That just made my day, Terri!

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About this blog

  • The Journal of Mythic Arts was a pioneering online magazine dedicated to Mythic Arts: literary, visual, and performance arts inspired by myth, folklore, and fairy tales. Published by The Endicott Studio, co-edited by Terri Windling & Midori Snyder, JoMA ran from 1997 to 2008.

    This blog was active from 2006 - 2008, and is kept online as an archive only. Please note that no new material has been posted since 2008, and links have not been updated.

    For more recent discussions of Mythic Arts, fantasy literature, and related topics, visit Terri Windling's Myth & Moor and Midori Snyder's Into the Labyrinth.

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  • Visit The Endicott Studio website here, and our news blog here.

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