Joseph Chadwick “Toward Gay Reading: Robert Glück’s ‘Reader'” in Easthope and Thompson Contemporary Poetry Meets Modern Theory (1991) pp. 40-52.
Reading, this sentence, suggests, doesn’t stop when one puts down the book; rather, it continues as long as one remains alive to the possibilities of “what everything could be” rather than becoming immured in fixed definitions of what and how things are.
Although Chadwick doesn’t continue this line of thought, we have here an infection model. Or as William S. Burroughs would say: language is a virus.
And so for day 1990