Round brackets, square brackets, curly brackets, angle brackets, half square brackets. Each to mark a different sort of goneness. Armand Schwerner had some fun with that vocabulary and in the process turned marks of absences to presences in their own right. Too long. Biblical The Bible is a huge gorgeous reeking compost pile.
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Round brackets, square brackets, curly brackets, angle brackets, half square brackets. Each to mark a different sort of goneness. Armand Schwerner had some fun with that vocabulary and in the process turned marks of absences to presences in their own right. Too long.
Biblical The Bible is a huge gorgeous reeking compost pile. Three or more authors have their hands in it. The earliest is known as J, the Yahwist, and his God is fierce, dangerous, fallible, embodied. He likes to walk in the shade on a hot day. And E, the Elohist, his name for God Elohim, inconveniently plural. Drawing it all together, somewhat skilled and somewhat hapless, R, the Redactor, trying to get a coherent account out of it all. Writings are readings.
Readings are restlessly multiple. Thank God for which. Crumb, The Book of Genesis Illustrated. Stephen Mitchell, Genesis. Lastly, the beauty, to this atheist, of two thoughts in Genesis. That the created is good. And that even omnipotent beings come to rest. And I thought, why not a blog, work out some ideas there.
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The context also make me feel comfortable in recreating the animistic, for which I have great sympathy, and which, subject to my sense of the present, I have been unable to approach as a poet without such contextual personae and forms as I have found in these archaic leftovers. Want to Read saving…. The Tablets revels in the postmodern manufacture of a world that, because of its proximity to historically credible civilizations, appears to be real yet cannot be verified as such, thus enunciating the difficulty, if not impossibility, of objective historiography. Ode to Failure Stacy Szymaszek. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
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Tutaxe Paperbackpages. While we have you It also means that we count on you, our readers, for support. If you like what you read here, help us keep it free for everyone by making a donation. Brian rated it it was amazing Jul 28, It is a moment when rhetoric counts, when poetry comes as close as possible to magic in the power it is believed to hold over reality. Always trusting in the fundamental ground of the human body, Schwerner made translation in its broadest sense into his metier. The entirety of yablets 7 runs: Books by Armand Schwerner.
These small-press editions have long been unavailable. The built-in foils to authenticity are various. Yet glimpses are all readers are given, as other impediments to "truth" are encountered. The edges do not meet in three places. And, because he was a pastor and a "divine," Henrik L. The greater the number of sub-versions of the "original," the reader realizes, the greater the subversion of the very idea of originality. The trouble with XXVII is that while the electron microscope testifies to the structural origin of its nine "dilapidated" clay cylinder-seals, "it does not absolutely guarantee the congruence of the materials.