We live in a world that is haunted, knows it is haunted, and denies its own hauntedness. What do we do when we see a ghost? The first premise of this essay is an old premise - that ghosts are notoriously hard to see. They not only hide in old houses and graves, but behind letters, in bottles, and in the interstices between products. Their traces are everywhere.
- Patricia Yeager, Ghosts and Shattered Bodies, Or What Does It Mean to Still Be Haunted by Southern Literature? (via rottencollards)