Who Fed on Whom?: Plagiarism and Identity in Polidori’s The Vampyre

This was my final paper for a course on the British Romantics, hence the length. The assignment was to choose a text not listed in the syllabus and connect it with themes and texts covered within the course. I chose John William Polidori's The Vampyre and the theme of authorial identity.   By the end … Continue reading Who Fed on Whom?: Plagiarism and Identity in Polidori’s The Vampyre

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Odradek

A found poem, based in Kafka's The Worry of the Father of the Family (as translated by Stanley Corngold). Neither pertains Enables Functional shape Merely broken Meaningless Its own way complete Treat him Like a child Laughter Without lungs Almost painful