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Silt & Structure: An Annotation on Vincent W.J. van Gerven Oei’s Translations of the Poetry of Jean Daive

by Isaac Linder Poems of the Week
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Silt names that composition of little elements, little dangers, at the level of marks “below” that of the letter, which persist within the sanctioned space of the poem and threaten always to overturn the meaning of that sanctioned space.

Psychoanalysis and the Mad Artist: Hölderlin’s Empty Center

by Daniel Tutt Poetry and Poetics
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Psychoanalysis is a good system for those of us that like structure.

An Asshole in the Service of Heaven

by Joe Weil Aesthetics
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My aesthetic test for music when I was 13 still applied: if I play a song one hundred times in a row, and, on the last playing, it still has an effect, then it is part of my synaptic hit parade, and can never be vanquished.