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A juicy footnote on a pair of categories more fundamental than Aristotle's

The reader should advert here to the entirely experiential claim Poinsot is making for his affirmation of relation as among the furnishings of the physical world. 512 more words


The Displaced Logos in "Their Eyes Were Watching God"

Contra Diction?

Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God[1] is, like many other texts of literary modernity, opposed to the abuse of others by language, either by individuals or institutions of power. 1,921 more words


The Inhuman Speech of a Barn

White barn. Black shingled roof. Morning light. Dust gathers on the lower clapboards. The soil is dry, dusty. Wind eddies the dust, whisking it up against the barn. 556 more words