Monthly Archives: April 2009

Dennis Del Favero’s CROSS CURRENTS

On Dennis Del Favero’s Cross Currents What Del Favero can suggest by visual and audio means cannot be expressed straightforwardly in writing.  The images of pain are not the same as words about suffering.  The gestures of touching the other … Continue reading

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“We Can Hide From Horror Only in the Heart of Horror”

Selections from Thomas Ligotti’s collection of Notes & Aphorisms

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Theater and Textuality

Over on Dennis Cooper’s blog, Romeo Castellucci (English language biography) is introduced.  While I maintain that I have an interest in contemporary European experimental theater, I have not looked too far into it:  my primary reason, I suppose, is it’s … Continue reading

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“Anarratology: Dennis Cooper’s Transgressions”

by Danny Kennedy “…devoted to their anal carnival” “…the body’s mysterious signification” “As Georges Bataille famously puts it, ‘the transgressive does not deny the taboo but transcends it and completes it.’”  The system of narrative is transgressed by the content … Continue reading

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