The History of Candles: A Little Story

The newest history by Elizabeth Turvey (historian of flame) is now available at The Elizabeths. It is a story of life and death and love and loss and two tiny phoenixes, and you can find it by heading over to The History of Candles. For more on The Elizabeths, an ongoing experiment in conjectural sensual historiography, check out the main project site. Continue reading The History of Candles: A Little Story

Elizabeth Turvey (Historian of Flame), Pt. 1: An Art of Conversion

Meet Elizabeth Turvey, historian of flame. Before reading her first stories, learn a little bit about her and her particular approach to material history by heading over to the the first part of her life history, 1. An Art of Conversion. For more on the Elizabeths project in conjectural early modern historiography, check this out. Continue reading Elizabeth Turvey (Historian of Flame), Pt. 1: An Art of Conversion

Elizabeth Woodfall (Historian of Wind), Pt. 1: Stories in Dust and Song

Meet Elizabeth Woodfall, historian of wind. You may have read her first story (“The History of Feathers”), and now you can learn a little bit about her and her particular approach to local history by heading over to the the first part of her life history, 1. Stories in Dust and Song. For more on the Elizabeths project in conjectural early modern historiography, check this out. Continue reading Elizabeth Woodfall (Historian of Wind), Pt. 1: Stories in Dust and Song