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Bernhard on Heidegger

And speaking of Heidegger, here is the much less subtle Thomas Bernhard on him, from the always amusing Old Masters: I always visualize him sitting on his wooden bench outside his Black Forest house, alongside […]

Oct, 26

Robert Musil: Black Magic

I’ve quoted from it before, but it’s always worthy. Life is living: you cannot describe it to someone who does not know it. It is friendship and enmity, enthusiasm and disenchantment, peristalsis and ideology. Thinking […]

Oct, 16

Hermann Broch: Geist und Zeitgeist

This essay was written in 1934: Broch is in Austria and Germany, the world is falling apart around him, and he places the blame on positivism? (He means it in the secularist sense, and he […]

Mar, 09

Autonomy

An example of figure-ground reversal: Modernist art might even be defined by a loss of audience or loss of trust between audience and artist (as Cavell has famously suggested), making the question of trust, fraud, […]

Sep, 06

wood s lot Musil Special

Nov, 07

Thomas Bernhard: Extinction

Jul, 07

Adolescence

Apr, 09

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