Woolf Course Travel Blog

The lighthouse at St. Ives

Prof. Elisa Sparks announced a blog that she and her students have been writing to record their recent trip to places associated with Woolf in Britain. Be sure to check out their posts on going to the lighthouse (yes, “the” lighthouse) at St. Ives. The pictures are incredible.


Existentialist Animals

"I can't go on, I'll go on."

In light of our recent reading of Endgame, I thought you’d like to see this page with pictures of animals captioned by quotes from existentialist authors. The seal saying “I can’t go on, I’ll go on” is quoting Beckett’s play Waiting for Godot.


NYC Subway Voice Reads Pound

This New York Times article about the guy who records announcements for the 7 train in NYC is really interesting. The Times sought requests from the reading public and had him record the ones they thought were good. My favorite is Pound’s “In a Station of the Metro.”


(Edit: His name is Bernie Wagenblast; I’m embarrassed now because I didn’t identify him initially and he commented here!)