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Hamsun’s smooth spaces

I often take Henry Miller to be the quintessential urban nomad, drawing smooth spaces through his wanderings, but I am finally making my way through the first of one of his favorite author’s books, Hunger, and seeing a striking resonance. … Continue reading

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Song of desire

In the English translation of Anti-Oedipus (5), we get this quotation from Henry Miller: “I love everything that flows, even the menstrual flow that carries away the seed unfecund.” But in the original French (11) it reads: «J’aime tout ce … Continue reading

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Henry Miller on Haiku

“When all is said, I nevertheless concede that as long as I continue to write I remain perforce a propagandist. Only one kind of writing have I ever found which is devoid of this lamentable element, and that is the … Continue reading

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Henry Miller and me, schizo-dreaming

What are dreams if not universal production? The last thing I read before going to bed last night was the part of Plexus where Henry and his friend O’Mara were having a conversation, in which the latter was complaining about … Continue reading

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Henry Miller’s “superinfantility”

Originally posted on Becoming Poor:
Reading from Tropic of Capricorn this morning, I came across a line that speaks to Agamben’s account of ‘whatever’, especially as Mark described it in his post on stem cells: “I want to go exactly…

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