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The Tempestuous Loveliness of Terror: A Few Thoughts on Medusa

I borrowed the florid title of this post from the Romantic poet Shelley, who wrote a poem on Leonardo da Vinci’s Medusa painting. In one of my previous posts (https://symbolreader.net/2013/08/11/light-and-matter-the-perseid-meteor-shower/) I talked about the mythical story of Perseus and I … Continue reading

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