The seat of the soul is where the inner world and the outer world meet. Where they overlap, it is in every point of the overlap. - Novalis

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Duncan Biography due in May 2012

Robert Duncan : The Ambassador from Venus: A Biography
 

Lisa Jarnot

University of California Press
Hardcover, 481 pages
ISBN: 9780520234161
May 2012
$39.95, £27.95
At long last...

Also don't miss the audio of Jarnot commenting on Duncan & Duncan's lectures at the Harvard Vocarium.

Friday, October 7, 2011

Violence in the Modern World

The Better Angels of Our Nature by Steven Pinker

From the Publisher: We’ve all had the experience of reading about a bloody war or shocking crime and asking, “What is the world coming to?” But we seldom ask, “How bad was the world in the past?” In this startling new book, the bestselling cognitive scientist Steven Pinker shows that the world of the past was much worse....

Reviewed by Peter Singer.

This is an important book.


"the high blasphemy of literary genius"

also this



Saturday, October 1, 2011

LVNG


LVNG 12 (I might suggest "Poetry is a Domestic Art" by John Martone as some measure of the wonders here)

which leads us to

More LVNG

and

Flood Editions

and

more LVNG

and

other wonders

(thanks, indirectly, to Steven Toussaint (and his terrific homage to Tarkovsky))