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Despatches

  • The Mole – The official blog of the Friedrich Nietzsche Society.
  • The Xenotext Experiment: An Interview with Christian Bök: “I am hoping to encipher my text and then integrate it into the genome of the organism, doing so in such a way that, not only does the organism become an archive for storing my poem, but moreover the organism also becomes a machine for writing a poem. I am hoping to design a text that, when implanted, does not injure the organism, but that instead causes it to generate a protein–one that, according to my cipher, is itself another text. I foresee that, in the future, DNA might become yet another poetic medium.” – also much, from the horse’s mouth, on the creation of that marvellous book Eunoia.
  • Salt Magazine, edited by John Kinsella, has been reincarnated online: poems by Alison Croggon, Gig Ryan, John Matthias, and a host of others – and an article by Michael Brennan with the intriguing title Pure Work: Mallarmé, Mondrian and Adamson – catch the eye…
  • Vertigo: Collecting W. G. Sebald is a blog with “an emphasis on W.G. Sebald and novels with embedded photographs”. Recent posts have cited authors such as Michel Butor and Georges Rodenbach alongside Sebald. Very much tallies with my own interest in the conjunction of words and images.
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Written by Dave Lovely

August 14, 2007 at 10:36 pm