Z e t e o
Reading, Looking, Listening, . . . Questioning
eiffel tower flashing at night, blue with white lights

Le monde s’étire s’allonge et se retire comme un accordéon qu’une main sadique tourmente The earth stretches elongated and snaps back like an accordion tortured by a sadic hand Dans les déchirures du ciel, les locomotives en furie In the rips in the sky insane locomotives S’enfuient Take flight Et dans les trous, In the […]

ZiR
Categories: ZiR | Add a Comment

Rachael Benavidez, Zeteo Associate Editor [One in an ongoing series of posts. For the full series see Zeteo is Reading.] 3 September 2013 I’m reading way too much right now, if that’s even possible, and it’s all rather intense. I just finished Aimé Césaire’s Discourse on Colonialism (1955). His harsh criticism of colonialism’s poetic nature serves to further emphasize the […]

ZiR

Recent Comments

A Syrian man holds lifeless body of his son, killed by Syrian Army, Aleppo, Syria, October 3, 2013, photo by Manu Brabo - AP

Rachael Benavidez, Zeteo Associate Editor [One in an ongoing series of posts. For the full series see Zeteo is Reading.] 3 September 2013 I’m reading way too much right now, if that’s even possible, and it’s all rather intense. I just finished Aimé Césaire’s Discourse on Colonialism (1955). His harsh criticism of colonialism’s poetic nature serves to further emphasize the […]

ZiR

February 8, 2017

How does the slogan “man is a wolf to man” fit in with your later, somewhat hopeful image of camaraderie in the class struggle? I mean, if your starting assessment of human nature is correct, then doesn’t the class struggle actually come down to one group of savage beasts fighting another, the exploited class merely comprising those wolves with less opportunity to express their lupine ferocity? And don’t the exploiters no less than the exploited regularly turn against one another, so that besides the strife of classes, there is also the strife of each wolf against every other wolf? Wha...

read more... join the conversation >
Categories: Article | Add a Comment
Beyoncé

Rachael Benavidez, Zeteo Associate Editor [One in an ongoing series of posts. For the full series see Zeteo is Reading.] 3 September 2013 I’m reading way too much right now, if that’s even possible, and it’s all rather intense. I just finished Aimé Césaire’s Discourse on Colonialism (1955). His harsh criticism of colonialism’s poetic nature serves to further emphasize the […]

Article

December 13, 2016

Any doubts I may have had have been thoroughly quashed.

read more... join the conversation >
Categories: Review | Add a Comment

Rachael Benavidez, Zeteo Associate Editor [One in an ongoing series of posts. For the full series see Zeteo is Reading.] 3 September 2013 I’m reading way too much right now, if that’s even possible, and it’s all rather intense. I just finished Aimé Césaire’s Discourse on Colonialism (1955). His harsh criticism of colonialism’s poetic nature serves to further emphasize the […]

Review

November 29, 2016

What a nice review ! I've read Bakewell and admire her courage and skill in mixing biography and philosophy in such an attractive way -- and I admire your skill in presenting the figures and themes of existentialism in an equally attractive way ! Mazel tov !

read more... join the conversation >