Most literary texts are concerned with two very basic things: sex and death. These things humanity is more or less addicted to examining and which can never be forgotten.
But, Dr. Crofts, what about love?
Love is merely the magical result of sex and death.
For most of us Snakes and Ladders is a board game best associated with rainy Sundays inside; and it’s unlikely that you learned anything more from it than that snakes are to be avoided and that ladders can be climbed. However, the game’s origins are steeped in more profound teachings about morality, destiny, […]
What do you consider the best form of communication? Is it words, gestures, or something else? For most, in day-to-day life, language would probably be considered the best medium through which to make ones feelings and intentions known. It’s hard to imagine how we’d go about ordering coffee and talking about the weather without words. […]
WILL KITSON is Managing Editor of Seymour Magazine. Will holds a Masters in English Literature from King’s College London, prior to which he earned a BA in Creative Writing (with Honours) from the University of Greenwich. Previous to his post at Seymour Magazine, Will has worked as a Reviewer, Copy Editor and Editorial Assistant/Arts Administrator at A Younger Theatre, Blake […]
‘“Quantum fiction” is the realm of all possibilities. The genre is broad, and includes life because fiction is an inextricable part of reality in its various stages, and vice versa.’ – Vanna Bonta Can you imagine what a literary genre inspired by quantum physics might be like? Can you even believe that such […]
For those of you who weren’t able to attend last week’s event at the SEYMOUR+ space in Paris ~ Here’s the video! For more information about this event please click: HERE
WARD YOSHIMOTO is an artist, photographer, and sculptor living in NYC for 30 years. In the late 70’s and early 80’s he attended El Camino College and CSU Dominguez Hills respectively studying art and design. In 1985 Ward received his BFA in photography from The Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California and in 1999 […]
Most likely, when you hear the name Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, you’ll think of the literary heavyweight; perhaps you’ll think of one of his epic novels such as Faust or The Sorrows of Young Werther. However, it’s less commonly known that the same man was also a keen scientist; and not only that, but he […]
Theodore Roethke was an American poet. May 25, 1908 – August 1, 1963. Roethke’s work is characterized by its introspection, rhythm and natural imagery. The self-exploratory Roethke announced his bold “intention to use himself as the material for his art” through the title of his first published volume, Open House. Because his father was a market gardener much of […]
‘If you look upon an old wall covered with dirt, or the odd appearance of some streaked stones, you may discover several things like landscapes, battles, clouds, uncommon attitudes, humorous faces, draperies, etc. Out of this confused mass of objects, the mind will be furnished with an abundance of designs and subjects perfectly new.’ – Leonardo […]