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The present short text is also a calling card or an example of the kind of piece that I believe Zeteo would best be publishing now. For more in this regard, see the Addendum.   now air is air, and thing is thing:no bliss of heavenly earth beguiles our spirits Or so, E.E. Cummings wrote […]

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  Do you know, is the crab soup vegetarian? And of what uses are words if their meanings are bent by their use? And could comic philosophy be our last best hope?   By William Eaton It could be teasing to begin this way, but . . . The last few months I have been […]

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Reading 13-19 January 2013 (ZiR) Fritz Tucker, Zeteo Assistant Editor [One in an ongoing series of posts. For the full series see Zeteo is Reading.] 13 January 2013 As a (possibly) soon-to-be adjunct professor, I have been keeping an eye out for any sociological critiques of pop-culture to lure my unsuspecting (hypothetical) students into criticizing […]

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Reading 13-19 January 2013 (ZiR) Fritz Tucker, Zeteo Assistant Editor [One in an ongoing series of posts. For the full series see Zeteo is Reading.] 13 January 2013 As a (possibly) soon-to-be adjunct professor, I have been keeping an eye out for any sociological critiques of pop-culture to lure my unsuspecting (hypothetical) students into criticizing […]

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July 26, 2018

A point of information... This book was translated as "A Fortnight in the Wilderness" and included as Appendix 2 in "Democracy In America: Historical-Critical Edition", edited by Eduardo Nolla. There this amazing text can be read in full. It is worth comparing the translation by James Schleifer to your own. In particular, the rendering of "désert" to "wilderness" is most intriguing.

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Reading 13-19 January 2013 (ZiR) Fritz Tucker, Zeteo Assistant Editor [One in an ongoing series of posts. For the full series see Zeteo is Reading.] 13 January 2013 As a (possibly) soon-to-be adjunct professor, I have been keeping an eye out for any sociological critiques of pop-culture to lure my unsuspecting (hypothetical) students into criticizing […]

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July 26, 2018

Thanks so much for this translation and excellent analysis.

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Reading 13-19 January 2013 (ZiR) Fritz Tucker, Zeteo Assistant Editor [One in an ongoing series of posts. For the full series see Zeteo is Reading.] 13 January 2013 As a (possibly) soon-to-be adjunct professor, I have been keeping an eye out for any sociological critiques of pop-culture to lure my unsuspecting (hypothetical) students into criticizing […]

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July 16, 2018

Thanks a lot, Steve. And, continuing the segue-ing, here's an old (and traditional) Gary Snyder poem I just came across yesterday: Seaman’s Ditty I’m wondering where you are now Married, or mad, or free: Wherever you are you’re likely glad, But memory troubles me. We could’ve had us children, We could’ve had a home— But you thought not, and I thought not, And these nine years we roam. Today I worked in the deep dark tanks, And climbed out to watch the sea: Gulls and salty waves pass by, And mountains of Araby. I’ve travelled the lonely oceans And wandered the...

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