Articles by Pansy Duncan


Diane Arbus, "The King and Queen of a Senior Citizen's Dance." 1970.
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Regret

 I. According to Webster’s dictionary, the word regret derives from a Scandinavian source, cousin to the Old Norse “grata,” or “to weep.” But what is the force of the quiet, recursive re that “grata” acquires in its evolution from Old Norse to modern English? On one hand, it’s temporal: to regret is less to cry…