A note on the image:

background image: The background image is Albert Irvin's "The Blue Anchor."

framing image: This is an edited copy of the baground image.


See Whitman's Noisless Patient Spider (discussed in

Spider section)

See Moby Dick chapter on Anchors.

Concept of Freudian cathexis / Lyotardian libidinal investment

Ariadne's thread

Primary purpose is to prevent drifting--

Multiple anchorpoints create a frame.

Anchors in the technical sense.

This page always opens behind whatever page you look at. (target = "_blank")

The Arcades Project Project is part of Heather Marcelle Crickenberger's doctoral dissertation entitled "The Structure of Awakening": Walter Benjamin and Progressive Scholarship in New Media which was defended and passed on June 27, 2007 at the University of South Carolina. The committe members are as follows: John Muckelbauer, Ph.D, Judith James, Ph.D., Dan Smith, Ph.D, Brad Collins, Ph. D., and Anthony Jarrells, Ph.D. Copyright 2007 by Heather Marcelle Crickenberger. All rights reserved.