e premte, 3 gusht 2007

Interesting article and images

Brian Widdis, below, brought my attention to an article in the July issue of Harpers magazine exploring the American Landscape, specifically Detroit. There is a link to the online article here and also a link to Keasler's site here.

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One Way Street tha...

I am curious as to what people in Detroit would think of Rebecca Solnit's essay. I am writing as someone formerly from Detroit but now gone so long it seems more dream-like than real. I was rather moved by the way she considers the immediate future & the "greening" of the city, which seems a way to think about the city outside a kind of tabloid horror. I remember seeing a pheasant in what is now called Brush Park in the late 1970s (& the area was much much more intact at that time as opposed to what it is now) - it was a shock & I didn't know how to think about it, other than as that.

EE Berger tha...

I, unfortunately, have not yet had a chance to read the article. I desperately need to get on it, and as soon as I do, I will have a response to give.