The Living, the Dead, and the Living Dead

The Living, the Dead, and the Living Dead

Lord of the Hollow Dark by Russell Kirk. St. Martin’s Press, 1979. “I will show you fear in a handful of dust.” —T. S. Eliot, The Wasteland October at Piety Hill in rural northern Michigan is a glorious thing. As the harvest comes to a close, nature’s grand finale...

About Edmund Burke

This is the entry on Edmund Burke in American Conservatism: An Encyclopedia (ISI 2006). Entry by Peter J. Stanlis. © 2006 Intercollegiate Studies Institute. Used by permission. Edmund Burke was born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1729 and died in 1797 at his home in...
The Inaugural Conference

The Inaugural Conference

Mecosta, Michigan, May 2002 On May 10–12, 2002, the Edmund Burke Society of America hosted the first in its proposed series of annual academic conferences, “Fresh Perspectives on Burke Studies in Higher Education.” A distinguished group of Burke scholars joined the...

About the Edmund Burke Society

Committee President: Dr. Elizabeth R. Lambert Director: Dr. Ian Crowe Secretary: Dr. Steven P. Millies Treasurer: Dr. Jeffrey O. Nelson President Emeritus: Dr. Joseph L. Pappin III Reports A report from our inaugural May 2002 conference, “Fresh Perspectives on Burke...

Kirk’s Ghostly Tales

Jeffrey D. Pearce recently guest edited two “lib guides”—thematic lists of reading resources—for the library of Everett Community College in Everett, Washington. In “Ghostly Sightings…And Other Scary Stories…”, Pearce links to Russell Kirk’s short story...

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