The Wall Street Journal Discusses the Religiosity in Patti Smith's "Eighteen Stations"

I suspect the divinity being invoked is not the customary object of Christian devotion, but a deity responsible for artistic creation. The graves include those of Pier Paolo Pasolini, Sylvia Plath, Ryunosuke Akutagawa, Gerard de Nerval, Dylan Thomas and Jean Genet, as well as that of philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein and of diplomat Dag Hammarskjöld’s father, Hjalmar.

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