Category Archives: Language and the Visual

Nietzsche for Finnegans Wake

Nietzsche for Finnegans Wake The standpoint of “value” is the standpoint of conditions of preservation and enhancement for complex forms of relative life-duration within the flux of becoming. There are no durable ultimate units, no atoms, no monads: here, too, “beings” are … Continue reading

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New work Here on Finnegans Wake and Large Glass

Quotation: “Language is the core of all artistic and philosophical creativity, and as Jacques Lacan suggests: “We know as sentient beings that all we are resides within the domain of our languages” and that “The most complicated machines are made from words”. … Continue reading

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The Letter of the Aphabet: Notes to Shaun Pictures 9

The Letter of the Alphabet and Thought. Ann Hamilton 2011   It is a poetic act to think of alphabetic letters as having “gravity”, “weight”, jostling within larger “gravitational fields” like sentences and paragraphs: the condensation of the poem, the … Continue reading

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James Joyce Symposium Prague 2010

The Prague James Joyce Symposium from the 13th June through the 18th June was as ever an extremely useful and worthwhile experience: literary studies and particularly on Joyce for me, among other supplementary writers who so often are approached differently … Continue reading

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