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agoraphobia, 78
angels, of history, 5–10, 63, 118; and ghosts,
9; wings of, 6–8
Angels in America, by Tony Kushner, 5
Angelus Novus, by Paul Kee, 5–7; Gerschom
Scholem on, 5–7
Art Students League, 13
Barnet, the brother, 60–61, 109–111
Barnet, Elena, 14
Barnet, Eva, 20–21, 42, 50–54, 57–62, 67–72,
75–81, 93, 85–88, 109–110
Barnet, the father, 58–59, 61, 101–106
Barnet, Jeannette, 53, 58–59, 61, 75–76, 78–
81, 85–87, 109–110
Barnet, the mother, 58, 60–61, 94–96
Barnet, Will, as subject in paintings, 54, 61,
93–95, 101–106, 109–111
Beloved, by Toni Morrison, 3
Benjamin, Walter, 5–9, 23; and the angel of
history, 5–9, 21
Beverley, Massachusetts, 11, 29, 38–39, 48,
58–59
Big Duluth, by Will Barnet, 12
biography, 29
Borges, Jorge, 71
Cavell, Stanley, 16, 19, 21–22, 31, 115–117
Central Park, New York, 18
crows, 47, 52
Culkin, Macaulay, 112n.3
Derrida, Jacques, on ghosts, 41
Dickinson, Emily, 15, 24, 34, 53, 78–79
Diogenes, and Socrates, 69–70
Dream, The, by Will Barnet, 21, 45–54, 89, 94
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1, 15, 17, 21–25, 27,
32–34, 50, 96, 115; on grief, 22–24; on
hands, 25
Enclosure, by Will Barnet, 12
Executioner’s Song, The, by Norman Mailer, 3
family, Barnet, 1–5; Gilmore, 3
Family, The (The Kitchen), by Will Barnet,
55–63, 67, 80, 86, 105
Father, The, by Will Barnet, 89, 99–106
Freud, Sigmund, 15, 31
ghosts, 5–6, 26, 33, 40–41, 53–54, 118; as
ancestors, 9–10; and angels, 9
Gilmore, Mikal, Shot in the Heart, 3
glass, 52–53
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