Tag Archives: Antonin Artaud

Surrealist Resurgence; Nouveau’s Midnight Sun

(ed. John Thomas Allen) The poet John Thomas Allen is on a mission. From reading the introduction to this short but powerful anthology; Nouveau’s Midnight Sun, comes an urgency very unique to 21st Century English language poetry, is it something … Continue reading

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On Microbes and Adders – Will Alexander

In response to utopian intellectual labour conservative rejoinder attempts to answer its energy according to portraits of constraint, according to honoured reputations in the canon. The latter, always holding up the inert, like the weight of hardened rum obstructing collective … Continue reading

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from Two Books of Aphorisms – Will Alexander

from ‘ACROSS THE VAPOUR GULF’ “Nothing dessicates a mind so much as its repugnance to conceive obscure ideas.” – E.M. Cioran “…something subversive, something perilous…about the aphorism…” – Richard Howard Perfection. And by perfection I think of the Argentinean Macedonio … Continue reading

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Towards an Interdimensional Poetics (Part One)

Being a Response to ‘The H.D Book’ of Robert Duncan, Amongst Other Things “Matter?? Where’s it coming from?” -Withnail and I, Bruce Robinson “La science, la nouvelle noblesse! Le progrès. Le monde marche! Pourquoi tournerait-il pas? C’est la vision des … Continue reading

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Nancy Meets the Mômo – Clayton Eshleman

Antonin Artaud (1896-1948) is one of the greatest examples in art of the imaginative retrieval of a life that was beyond repair. What he ultimately accomplished should bear a torch through the dark nights of all our souls. Between 1969 … Continue reading

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