children's and YA literature, film and culture (and a little bit more)
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"yet I tell you, from the sad knowledge of my older experience, that to every one of you a day will most likely come when sunshine, hope, presents and pleasure will be worth nothing to you in comparison with the unattainable gift of your mother's kiss." (Christina Rossetti, "Speaking Likenesses," 1873)
Sunday, November 21, 2010
Ah-ha moment, courtesy John Hench
from the back page of John Hench's Designing Disney: Imagineering and the Art of the Show.
quote on the illustration is not attributed to anyone else, so I assume it's either Hench or Walt Disney himself.
carbon-based life form: thinking, reading and gardening.
New College alum; current grad student writing a dissertation. I specialize in children's literature, media, and culture, and queer/gender studies, with a strong interest in 19th century British literature and culture. I like history, a lot.