it a fact, or have I dreamt it that,
by means of electricity, the world of matter
has become a great nerve, vibrating thousands of miles
in a breathless point of time?
Hawthorne (1804 -1864)
Bridge Review: Merrimack Valley Culture is an on-line
journal about the culture of the Greater Merrimack Valley
of Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. Founded in
1997, the journal explores
the interwoven concepts of place, nature, culture, and society.
Based at the University of Massachusetts Lowell, the journal
includes writing, visual art, music, video clips, and other creative and scholarly works relevant to our bio-region.