by Craig Dworkin

Attempting to recover himself, Walter tightens his fingers round "the handle of [his] stick," as though the touch-- "from behind [him]" -- were a violation requiring violent counteraction, and what was violated were a gender identification that needed to be reaffirmed. We saw in the first chapter that looking at a picture haptically means focusing on the picture's surface as if to touch it or penetrate it. The image clings to my mind like a growth. it came to me that they had murdered me. It was a splendid target. Then he searched about, but it seemed savage and wild,/ And no sign of life did he see of any sort of dwelling. I decided to stay in my room except to go to the bathroom, and talk on the telephone if somebody called me, and go to school. And in all the country you possess, you shall grant a redemption of the land. That he may manifest the truth of what was true, and show the falsehood of what was false, though the guilty disliked. That I may question you a bit. They talked about all the marvelous things that came to their childlike minds. The solution of Vedanta. OUR DOG/ yawn/ paw. D'Anunzio removed several secondary characters, but he was certainly mistaken in changing the course of the action in Act II, where Mila di Codra's attempt to commit suicide and her violence against Anna Onna were necessary ingredients in the psychological constellation of love and violence so typical in his work. He too has been grievously wounded. But the anarchosyndicalists pointed out that in a nonrevolutionary period the factory councils, too, could degenerate into organs of class collaboration. The invention of the telephone made it possible to transmit the sound of the human voice and other sounds over distances that would have been completely impossible for natural hearing. Tensions as the clock strikes/ muttering envelopes, envelopes.

Pub. Feb. 1999