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The Perfect Fence: Upcoming Talk

Flier just released for our upcoming talk for the Entrada Institute in Torrey. We’re very much looking forward to this. [photo credit: Tim Abbott]

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The Perfect Fence: First Citation

Lyn’s and my book The Perfect Fence: Untangling the Meanings of Barbed Wire has been cited . . . in a Norwegian dissertation on opioid addiction. I’m not sure about barbed wire as a symbol of hope or a question of … Continue reading

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The First Review of our THE PERFECT FENCE

Texas A&M University Press just sent us the following review. Thank you Wayne Franklin.

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“It was a nun they say invented barbed wire.” Line 154 of episode 8 of James Joyce’s Ulysses in the Gabler Edition serves as the epigraph for Lyn’s and my book The Perfect Fence: Untangling the Meanings of Barbed Wire. The afterword … Continue reading

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Books and Book Sites

As my books slip away from consciousness, time for a reminder and links to pages with lots of information and photos about each one. Beginning with the most recent: The Perfect Fence: Untangling the Meanings of Barbed Wire (with Lyn Bennett, … Continue reading

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The Perfect Fence

We have constructed a new website for the book. You can find it here: https://doublevisionbooks.wixsite.com/the-perfect-fence Let us know if you have any suggestions as we expand and improve it. Looks like the book will be available through Texas A&M University … Continue reading

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The Perfect Fence / Intimate Fences

I’ve been thinking about this photo for several years as we have written about the meanings of barbed wire. Our original title was Intimate Fences, borrowed from a haunting story by Annie Proulx. The story is about an old man who … Continue reading

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