Negative Capability

Keats spoke of a “negative capability” - a state of being where one becomes a channel for expression - fashioning the self as a channel and a repository of external information. The Internet seems to fulfill a very similar role. This is the goal that I strive for with this blog. Let's see where this goes.

oldbookillustrations:

From this time the monkeys always waited upon her.
Walter Crane, from Beauty and the beast picture book, New York, 1911.
(Source: archive.org)

oldbookillustrations:

From this time the monkeys always waited upon her.

Walter Crane, from Beauty and the beast picture book, New York, 1911.

(Source: archive.org)

  • 21 February 2013
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