Category Archives: Storytelling

Hermeneutical Symmetries

I have been following the postings of José Angel García Landa at the Humanities Commons Narrative Theory and Narratology site. One posting brought me to rethink again the status of the relation between narration and description: https://narrativetheoryandnarratology.hcommons.org/2020/09/15/narrative-theory-wayback-machine/ To the temporal … Continue reading

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Cosmos — World — Field — Field — World — Cosmos

Byung-Chul Han The Scent of Time Translated by Daniel Steuer Out of nothing, narration makes world. […] The world becomes readable, like a picture. You need only let your gaze move here, move there, in order to read the sense, … Continue reading

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3N Plus

Brenda Laurel Computers as Theatre – Second Edition Side Bar page 83 At first, we thought simply to build a game […] But as we began conceptualizing the game, we realized that we were actually building a world; material in … Continue reading

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The Yield from the Search for Foundations

Acts of Perception Turtles all the way down Elephants all the way up Cows forward and back (sides) What colour are the cows at night? Black on the side we can see at the time we can see** **the colour … Continue reading

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Arethusa & Artemisia

Anna Banti’s novel Artemisia reviewed by Susan Sontag in a game of hide and seek, of lost manuscript, lost novel, found character, found subject … ‘Non piangere.’ Don’t cry. Who is talking to whom? It is the stricken author talking … Continue reading

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3 Lecture-Letters on Wabi-Sabi

for Pauline and Désirée Letter One Hello So glad you signed up for the weekly Wabi Sabi info flow. This week — surprise — there are no pictures. I was looking at the well seasoned wok in which almost nothing … Continue reading

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Day of Tweets | Year of Treats

[submitted to Humanist, May 1, 2020] Willard, At your prompting and with the kind enticements of Elli Mylonas appearing at suitable intervals on Humanist, I have dipped a toe into the Twitter waters. Things I learnt: Twitter functions like an … Continue reading

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Captioning Affirmative

Any one who has watched a video resource with closed captioning (whether or not we are permanently deaf) owes a debt of gratitude to those who have gone before… https://www.theguardian.com/society/2020/apr/21/alan-haythornthwaite-obituary Alan Haythornthwaite obituary From 1980 to 1998 he was manager … Continue reading

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intercession

Sowa ayii Sowa aha sowa wa x2 https://www.google.com/search?q=fallen+soldier+lying+on+back+sculpture+bronze+germany+war+memorial&tbm=isch&ved=2ahUKEwjbh4igpOHoAhXaXs0KHahrAz8Q2-cCegQIABAA&oq=fallen+soldier+lying+on+back+sculpture+bronze+germany+war+memorial&gs_lcp=CgNpbWcQA1CvyQJY5tkCYJXcAmgAcAB4AIABVogBgwiSAQIxM5gBAKABAaoBC2d3cy13aXotaW1n&sclient=img&ei=CTKSXpvfINq9tQao1434Aw&bih=850&biw=1573&client=safari&safari_group=9 For the splash page to Sense: Orientations, Meanings, Apparatus there is a picture of the author as a young child against a pink background of the scanned text and with a green … Continue reading

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Erotic Reconnections

Sniff and Sip — Sip and Sniff Taste is made for pairings — grounds you even more in the now more than smell : it’s on the tip of your tongue Taste is a sense that loves to be paired … Continue reading

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