Zhanmusi Qiaoyisi BIG in CHINA

By what miracles of linguistic mastery and literary imagination could Chinese characters be made to capture Joyce’s mind-bending manipulations of the alphabet? By what subtleties of cross-cultural understanding could the specificities of Ireland and its mythologies be translated for a Chinese audience? -- http://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/jun/13/james-joyce-china-bloomsday-chinese-reputation...the alphabet vs. the equation....?

Ernest Fenollosa 2014 and TTOTT

"Ezra Pound was no starnger to Oriental art when he met Mary McNeil Fenollosa, the widow of the American Orientalist Ernest Fenollosa (1853-1908), in London in late September 1913."--Zhaoming Qian, Orientalism and Modernism (1994)  pg. 9.   Fenollosa 2014 and TTOTT by Steve Fly "Fenollosa [1853-1908], wrote an essay on "The Chinese WrittenCharacter as a … Continue reading Ernest Fenollosa 2014 and TTOTT

Pilot Plan for Concrete Poetry (1958)

Pilot Plan for Concrete Poetry (1958)Augusto de Campos, Decio Pignatari, Haroldo de Campos: BrazilFrom Concrete Poetry: A World View, 1968, ed Mary Ellen Solt RELATED RESOURCES: Haroldo de Campos in UbuWeb Historical Augusto de Campos in UbuWeb Historical Decio Pignatari in UbuWeb Historical "Concrete Poetry: A World View : Brazil" in UbuWeb Papers "The Imperative … Continue reading Pilot Plan for Concrete Poetry (1958)

R is for RAWrientalism

RAWriental RAWrientalism. RAW: Robert Anton Wilson rientalism: Orientalism.  "The two philosophers most frequently mentioned in Finnegans Wake, Nicholas of Cusa and Bruno of Nola, taught a dialectic of resolution of opposites. Joseph Needham in his monumental Science and Civilization in China, repeatedly mentions both Bruno and Nicholas as the only two Occidental philosophers before Liebnitz … Continue reading R is for RAWrientalism