Two Poems: 'A Pigeon Nearly Dead' and 'An Obituary for an Obituarian'22 Nov 2021 • 6 min readAugust Heinrich, At the Edge of the Forest (1820) Welcome back to The World of Yesterday on Substack. It remains my intention to use this space to publish a varied assortment of essays, polemics, shor...
On The Tragedy of Technological Time16 Nov 2021 • 14 min read • 2 0From: Time and Time-Tellers. James W. Benson. Welcome back to the The World of Yesterday on Substack. The subject of this post is time; in particular, our relationship to time, and how this relationsh...
World Against Man, Man Against World23 Oct 2021 • 12 min read • 4 2Welcome back to The World of Yesterday on Substack. I introduced the newsletter in my previous post: ‘The World Of Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow.’ I am told the start of the second act is the point at wh...
The World of Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow28 Sep 2021 • 7 min read • 6 2Constantin Hansen, A Group of Danish Artists in Rome (1837) Welcome to The World of Yesterday on Substack. What features and characteristics mark the ‘World of Yesterday’? I’m not exactly sure, but wh...
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