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PHOTO: Chilling Like A Skeleton

S keletons like to take things easy when they can. Looks like he-she in the picture is taking a quick break from something. Well, I think it’s a guy–look at the crossed leg–so I’ll call it JP. I’d give the world to know what JP was doing right before this moment.

 The skull is the caput mortuum (dead head)…Nothing else is to be directly seen in it, or fancied about it, than simply the bone itself.  — G. W. F. Hegel, Phenomenology of the Spirit.

 

 

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I hold a doctorate in English from Duke University and recently joined the Marquette University English faculty as an Assistant Professor. I love teaching African fiction and contemporary British novels. Brittle Paper is the virtual space/station where I play and experiment with ideas on how to reinvent African fiction and literary culture.

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