My sister Caroline Blinder currently teaches English and American Literature (& some film and photography) at Goldsmiths, University of London. I feel very grateful to have her in my life, and not just because she has introducing me to so many good movies, music, photographers, etc 🙂
Some of her writings on photography.:
‘Another kind of Patriotism: Robert Frank’s The Americans’, in Sas Mays, ed. Photography and Literature (Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2005)
‘Love Under the Sky: On Robert Frank and Jack Kerouac’, in Rui Carvalho Homen and Maria de Fatima Lambert, eds, Writing and Seeing: Essays on Literature and the Visual Arts (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2005)
‘Between the Unimagined and the Imagined: Photographic Aesthetics and Literary Illumination in James Agee’s Let Us Now Praise Famous Men’, In: Wim Tigges,ed. Moments of Moment: Aspects of the Literary Epiphany (Amsterdam/Atlanta: DQR Studies in English Literature Series, June 1999)
‘The Transparent Eyeball: Emerson and Walker Evans’, Mosaic, a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature, Vol. 37, No. 4, Dec. 2004.
‘Looking for Love in all the Wrong Places: Brassaï’s Photographs in André Breton’s Mad Love”, Photography and Surrealism Vol. History of Photography, Aug. 2005.
‘All Things either Good or Ungood’: American Pictures Revisited in Jacob Holdt’s United States 1970-1975, in Deutche Börse Photography Prize 2008 (London: The Photographers’ Gallery, 2008).
Forthcoming this year:
‘Alfred Stieglitz’s Cameraworks and 291’, in Peter Brooker and Andrew Thacker eds. The Modernist Magazine Project (Oxford: OUP, 2009).
Not So Innocent: ‘Vision and Culpability in Weegee’s Children’, in Jeanne Perreault ed. Histories/ Stories / Photographies (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009).
“Memento Mori: Artifacts and Still Lives in the work of Wright Morris” in Photography and Literature, ed, by Mick Gidley (London: Peter Lang, 2009).
Hopefully we can get her to post some writings on here!