Saturday, July 4, 2015
Pieces Of Saying, Playing
Certainly playing creatively with hypertexts - changing old stories and helping create new ones - can be an enthralling activity, a fine exercise to be practiced at school, a new form of writing, very much akin to the jam session. I believe it can be good and even educational to try to modify stories that already exist… This is essentially what great artists have always done.
On Some Functions Of Literature
Posted by Jack Saturday at 8:06 AM
Saturday, June 27, 2015
Democracy was the politics of the ensemble, as Hegel's was the philosophy of the ensemble, and Whitman saw his Leaves Of Grass as belonging to the poetics of the ensemblist. The word "ensemblist" he italicizes.
Changing Perspectives In Reading Whitman
Posted by Jack Saturday at 8:12 AM
Saturday, June 20, 2015
The artist who could disentangle the subtle soul of the image from its mesh of defining circumstances most exactly and 're-embody' it in artistic circumstances chosen as the most exact for it in its new office, he [sic] was the supreme artist.
Posted by Jack Saturday at 8:27 AM
Saturday, June 13, 2015
…not an 'interview' or a 'conversation' -although it has elements of both. It grows in many directions, without an overall ordering principle. To use Deleuze's terms it is the book as war-machine, the book as 'rhizome'. There is no hierarchy of root, trunk and branch, but a multiplicity of interconnected shoots going off in all directions. It is therefore both an explanation and an exemplification of 'Deleuzian pluralism'.
Deleuze, Dialogues II
Posted by Jack Saturday at 8:41 AM