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Yeats and spelling
Does it help that Yeats was dyslexic? The editors of his letters, where the texts are raw, have decided that Yeats’ spelling was idiosyncratic. That’s a good word. It doesn’t have the same word-injuring psychosis, the same serial killer among the letters, t...
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on the bezos bill
Senator Sanders so called Bezos bill has caused an
interesting backlash. Some liberal economists, like Jared Bernstein, think that
the bill will result in unemployment. In brief, the bill proposes to charge those companies, like
Amazon and Walmart, who make...
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why grow up?
In etymological circles, there is a hot dispute about the etymology of the Latin word elementum. One theory holds that this is an outgrowth from the Etruscan, and the other theory holds that it is definitely, absolutely and completely not. Things get comple...
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THE AGE OF HYPERLITERACY
NOBODY READS ANYMORE I was truly psyched, this morning, that the angry internet mob forced David Remnick to disinvite Steve Fascist from the New Yorker's ideas party. And I'm going to use this as a plug for my essay on the Books and Film Globe site , since ...
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my distinguished pal
We sit down to the expanded energy footprint we have bought,
and we unwrapped the hamburger and cheeseburger, free the toy from its plastic
sack, open the box and take out the fries, open the plastic bottle and insert
the plastic straw through the plastic t...
my distinguished pal
my distinguished pal
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avital ronell
I'm going to be writing for bookandfilmglobe.com as a book editor. Anybody who has an idea for a review or an article should query me! rogergathmann@gmail.com And this is my latest, about avital ronell , teachers' pets, the culture wars, the state of the hu...
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the wasp summer
Me on the wasp summer in Berlin .
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against the "legitimate right of a people to self-determination"
I had a twitter exchange with a man who accused me of being
an anti-semitic shithead because I did not recognize the legitimacy of the Jews
right to self-determination.   I called
him a general shithead and accused him of being the anti-semite. Things went
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Treptow Park
  We went to the Soviet
war memorial at Treptow Park expecting Soviet kitsch. It turned out to be a
curiously moving site. The memorial is most noted for a giant statue depicting
a soldier with a sword, holding a baby, or being held by a baby, which
surmoun...
Treptow Park
Treptow Park
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Walter B. and me
Walter B. and me
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