DEATH IN VENICE
#ThomasMann #DeathinVenice #literature #mythicthemes #art #JosephCampbellFoundation Do you know the great novella by Thomas Mann, Death in Venice? If you haven’t read it, you may well have seen the movie. When I was in Venice almost fifteen years ago, I was haunted by that story as I wandered through the narrow, twisting calles. I spent […]
The Drawing Lesson, the first in The Trilogy of Remembrance
The Drawing Lesson: I am greatly honoured to have The Trilogy of Remembrance [The Drawing Lesson, The Fate of Pryde and Night Crossing] included in a list of fifteen other novels which contain mythic themes. The list is prepared by the Joseph Campbell Foundation and may be found right here. Margaret Atwood, Neil Gaiman and JRR […]
Banks Are Not Your Friends.
BANKS ARE NOT YOUR FRIENDS, by Harry Jenkins Of course, you’ve seen all the commercials which the banks inflict on the unwary! I know, you’ll think that’s a fine thing for a lawyer to say! But they portray themselves as your friends—your life partners. God help you if you’re in a tight spot and need […]
How Much Money is Enough?
#freestories #suspense #novels #crime By HARRY JENKINS: What do you think when you hear the word lawyer or attorney? A lot of people think of of greed and money or all the jokes they’ve heard over the years like— what’s the difference between a lawyer and God? A: God doesn’t think he’s a lawyer. No doubt […]
WELCOME ~ Art, Literature and The Examined Life
#art #literature #examined life Art, Literature and the Examined Life Welcome to… The MARY E. MARTIN TRILOGIES BLOG —the place for thought provoking ideas and lively discussion about art, literature and the examined life. Hope you’ll subscribe to this blog. Just fill in the form to your right. Why? If you love… […]