On Roland Barthes and Writing Letters to Our Beloveds by Cate Mahoney

2019-12-04T16:00:37-05:00

On Roland Barthes and Writing Letters to Our Beloveds by Cate Mahoney Most letters aren't worth reading more than once or twice, but love letters invite us to read and reread not just the text but ourselves and others. There is, of course, more to any letter than meets the eye, as many a writer has attested: “A Letter always feels to me like immortality because it is the mind alone without corporeal friend. Indebted in our talk to attitude and accent, there seems a spectral power in thought that walks alone." - Emily Dickinson, letter #330 “I might be [...]