Transposing the past, the quotidian and the theological

by Anna Blanch on August 24, 2011

TranspositionsFifth post in a series sharing the posts I’ve written for Transpositions over the last year. This collection is from early this year and focuses on the connections between the past and the present. The final post, Art of Preserves was named as a Freshly Pressed post by WordPress.com for its photographs!
As always, comments, thoughts and suggestions are welcome!

Victorian Poetry, Social Justice, and New Media Satire of I spend most of my time reading and writing about Edith Nesbit. Most Brits remember her best for her novel, The Railway Children. The stage-play adaptation has seen sold out runs in York and London for the last three summers...Christian Culture

I spend most of my time reading and writing about Edith Nesbit. Most Brits remember her best for her novel, The Railway Children. The stage-play adaptation has seen sold out runs in York and London for the last three summers…Continue Reading

If you’ve been following Transpositions over the last week you would have seen the discussion that followed Jim McCullough’s review of Nancy Pearcey’s Saving Leonardo. Though that discussion was about appreciating the visual arts, I’d like to pick up on...Reading Literature Theologically

If you’ve been following Transpositions over the last week you would have seen the discussion that followed Jim McCullough’s review of Nancy Pearcey’s Saving Leonardo. Though that discussion was about appreciating the visual arts, I’d like to pick up on…Continue Reading

Will History’s Photograph Continue to be Archivable?In the past week, I’ve scanned almost 1000 photographs and historical documents.  Some of them date back to the turn of the 20th century. They record both the ordinary and the momentous.  It’s been a week of cautious curiosity, of...

In the past week, I’ve scanned almost 1000 photographs and historical documents.  Some of them date back to the turn of the 20th century. They record both the ordinary and the momentous.  It’s been a week of cautious curiosity, of…Continue Reading

TSounds, tastes, and smells have the ability to transform a moment into a kind of transportation device into our memories. We can be transported to places of warmth, hope, and consolation, as much as moments of disappointment and grief. I...he Art of Preserves

Sounds, tastes, and smells have the ability to transform a moment into a kind of transportation device into our memories. We can be transported to places of warmth, hope, and consolation, as much as moments of disappointment and grief. I…Continue Reading

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