Friday, September 5, 2003

Friday September 5, 2003

Filed under: General — Tags: — m759 @ 8:23 PM

Da Capo

“The story bent and climbed and went into weird areas. For instance, at one time Simon Peter was a cave-dweller; at another, he only appeared in other characters’ dreams….”

Keri Hulme on The Bone People

“Words are events.”

The Walter J. Ong Project

In East Asian traditions, “Rocks are seen as events–rather slow-moving events–but as events….”

Graham Parkes, professor of philosophy at the University of Hawaii

Parkes is working on a translation of Nietzsche’s Thus Spake Zarathustra and is the author of “The Overflowing Soul: Images of Transformation in Nietzsche’s Zarathustra.”

He is also the translator, with David Pellauer, of Nietzsche and Music, by Georges Liébert (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003).

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