1. A description of a person’s appearance, career, personality, etc. 2. A study of a collection of persons or characters, esp. their appearances, careers, personalities, etc., within a historical, literary, or social context.
“Twenty years ago no one could have imagined the effects the Internet would have: entire relationships flourish, friendships prosper…there’s a vast new intimacy and accidental poetry, not to mention the weirdest porn. The entire human experience seems to unveil itself like the surface of a new planet.”—J. G. Ballard, Age of Unreason (via nathanielstuart)
My friend Andrew Battershill and I are starting an online/eBook literary journal called Dragnet Magazine. We publish short stories (1000 words maximum) that are fun, humorous, and of high literary quality. The deadline for the inaugural issue is January 1.