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IN SPITE OF FIERCE RESISTANCE

Excerpt from Work (a work in progress by Richard Makin, author of Mourning)   Work develops further the poetics pursued in Makin’s earlier books, Dwelling and Mourning. Makin’s is a highly fragmented, cut-up textuality (in the present excerpt, divided up into discontinuous numbered paragraphs), full of half-formed sentences, jumbled quotations & paraphrases, obscure allusions, oblique … Continue reading

"Modernity today is not in the hands of the poets, but in the hands of the cops" // Louis Aragon
"It is the business of the future to be dangerous" // A.N. Whitehead

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“I think we ought to read only the kind of books that wound and stab us. If the book we are reading doesn’t wake us up with a blow on the head, what are we reading it for?…we need the books that affect us like a disaster, that grieve us deeply, like the death of someone we loved more than ourselves, like being banished into forests far from everyone, like a suicide. A book must be the axe for the frozen sea inside us” // Franz Kafka, letter to Oskar Pollack, 27 January 1904
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