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The Persistence of Muybridge

Feature John Haskell

I’ve been trying, for more than six years, to write an essay or story or something about Eadweard Muybridge. At some point I’d purchased a Muybridge postcard showing a woman, in thirty-six separate images, jumping over a makeshift hurdle. She’s naked, and the top row shows her from the side,  [...]

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Issue 12



Winter 2011


John Haskell’s books include the short-story collection Am Not Jackson Pollock and the novels American Purgatorio and Out of My Skin (all Farrar, Straus & Giroux).


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