Saturday, December 13, 2014

Grim Pen

Filed under: General — Tags: , — m759 @ 10:00 PM

The title refers to remarks linked to this afternoon :

"An ingenious story line serves to convey
the mysteriousness of destiny, the 'grim pen'
of fate that encloses Hazel Shade."

— John Burt Foster Jr. on page 224 of
Nabokov's Art of Memory and European Modernism
(Princeton University Press, 1993)

IMAGE- Instances of 'grimpen' in 'Nabokov's Art of Memory'

Vide  a relevant page on Wallace Stevens.

Combinational Delight

Filed under: General — Tags: , — m759 @ 1:00 PM

For St. Lucia's Day —

A book that links the title of today's previous post,
Narrative Metaphysics, with Nabokov's "combinational delight."

Narrative Metaphysics

Filed under: General,Geometry — Tags: , , — m759 @ 12:00 PM

From “Guardians of the Galaxy” —

“Then the Universe exploded into existence…”

For those who prefer a more traditional approach :

See also Symplectic Structure and Stevens’s Rock.

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