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The Primordial Gound

- October 4, 2017 in etymology, gound, Immanuel Kant, indonesia, mystification, Sumatra, Thomas de Quincey, urgrund, urgund

CONJECTURES #6 — Kant in Sumatra? The Third Critique and the cosmologies of Melanesia? Justin E. H. Smith on the strange worlds revealed in a typesetter's error.

The Primordial Gound

- October 4, 2017 in etymology, gound, Immanuel Kant, indonesia, mystification, Sumatra, Thomas de Quincey, urgrund, urgund

CONJECTURES #6 — Kant in Sumatra? The Third Critique and the cosmologies of Melanesia? Justin E. H. Smith on the strange worlds revealed in a typesetter's error.

Still Booking on De Quincey’s Mail-Coach

- February 20, 2013 in 9/11, Articles, Culture & History, Featured Articles, Literature, mail-coach, postal service, royal mail, Thomas de Quincey, transport, travel

Robin Jarvis looks at Thomas de Quincey’s essay “The English Mail-Co…