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Vacancy Filled

Friends; Readers,

I have been (conspicuously) absent these past few weeks–perhaps Gravity’s Rainbow finally took its toll and I have been wandering around our postindustrial cityscape in the shadow of a rocket that has yet to come, or perhaps it was that ever-present shadow of the semester’s end that struck me mute; in either case, apologies are in order. 2,873 more words

American Literature

Random Images!

This is a fun website to play with and so I thought I’d share some images. Obviously the red circles / lines / texts are from my own fantastic MS Paint artistry. 13 more words

William Gaddis

I'm Sorry, Wyatt.

A bit of a warning. I intend to have some fun with this post.

So, this will likely be the last post to deal exclusively with… 1,729 more words

American Literature

Wyatt, Genealogy, History

In our most recent meeting with our advisor, I invoked Foucault’s essay “Nietzsche, Genealogy, History” as a way to think through both Wyatt and Stanley’s complicated engagement with the past. 742 more words

American Literature

-Money gives significance to anything.
-Yes. People believe that, don’t they. People believe that.

from the Recognitions by William Gaddis


In re-reading Jarret’s post from last week, I am absolutely fascinated by Otto. He is, much like his play The Vanity of Time, a collection of gestures all trying to fire at once as a unified work. 781 more words

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