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eunois But I cannot be too harsh because the task he undertook was extremely difficult and given that he did a great job. One of the more clever sections is the retelling of the Iliad from the perspective of Helen:. A Book of Shadows, for Tita Reut Explore the Home Gift Guide.


I dig this ditch, filling bins with dirt, piling it high, sift- ing it, till I find bright prisms twinkling with glitz. Bok at his own game.

From Chapter I

At the same time, stories of more familiarity, such as the Helen of Troy story, are given more meaning because of their previous association to tropes within literature and history. Five Poems Corey Van Landingham.

Notes on Litteral Poetics Part One 1: The vowels inspire, if in fact they don’t contain, stories of their own. People can chrstian the text and discard any skepticism about how amusing these vowels can be.

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I want to shake you out of those paradigms, establishing rules and then using them against you. Translating, Sequencing, Performing Eunoua only the first two projects are being pursued by “artists”; the last three are the work of “scientists. Prologue to A Book of Origins A Postface and an Announcement I see this book as an amazing, nearly genius level display of skill and talent, a true monument of intellect.

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EUNOIA (poem) – Christian Bök – Canada – Poetry International

He has produced a work that occupies a freakish yet masterful position in the development of twenty-first century literature. The lack of a better justification goes to a blindness or evasion in certain Oulipean practices. As an example, from “Chapter E”: Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Every sentence is complete and they all book a story or explain an idea.


A Forgotten Manifesto from the s The problem is not that unexpected swerves in the narrative tone or content are faults, it’s that the choice of moments when the text swerves to accommodate some rule, and the choice of rules themelves, are not articulated, and there is not reason to suppose those choices aren’t both expressive and conventional.

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