An English professor gets his jollies from cutting up books. Paging Dr. Freud!
The Lost Vowels of Sarah Siddons
Rediscovered in an antiques shop in Northampton, MA, this is a true historical gem: the only collection of pure vowels ever captured directly from the mouth of the great 18th-century actress Sarah Siddons.
An archaeological dig into a textbook on psychoanalysis and dreams. An icon floating on a cloud of feathers.
Book art commissioned for the cover of Marta Figlerowicz's Flat Protagonists (Oxford UP, 2016).