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The visual has always been an important means of communication, from caveman paintings, to graphic novels, to IKEA instruction manuals.

[A work of art is a problem]

Pete Winslow is a very minor Beat surrealist poet who died young and only published a few books.

[Lessons in Solitude from Men]

Until now, many publishers have treated e-books as an extension of the book: hardcover, paperback, e-book. It’s not; it’s an entirely different medium.

It was the sort of chair working class people purchased on the way up along with the upright spinet to prove they were no longer poor.

[The Blue Dress]

This process of differentiation comes at a cost, however, alienating the rebel from his cultural and ideological context.

[To Women Waiting at the Gynecologist]

American literature sprung truly from the soil of democracy would be lively, but unrefined, poor on rules of thumb, sacrificing refinement to vitality.

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[He Who Talks With A Fist And The Voyeur]

What would a trip to Paris be without a gentle kiss from Destiny?

Here’s a poem by Federico Garcia Lorca that could change your life, if your name is Euclid or Bernhard Reimann.

[43]

When love and all its fruit come into question, you know you have a problem.

I am about to model for you a form of close reading that does not need effort so much as stealth, and curiosity, and the willingness to wrestle with angels.