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THE BARK OF THE LANGUAGE FOREST: Peter Manson’s ‘English in Mallarmé’

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Peter Manson English in Mallarmé (BLART Books, 2014) By Rebecca Varley–Winter In ‘The Music of Poetry’ (1942), T. S. Eliot writes of the “most obscure” French poet Stéphane Mallarmé: “the French sometimes say that… Continue reading

2013: Reads of the Year – Andrew Rubens

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Walter Benjamin Baudelaire. Edited by Giorgio Agamben, Barbara Chitussi et Clemens-Carl Härle, with an introduction by Giorgio Agamben (La Fabrique, 2013) Giorgio Agamben stumbled upon Benjamin’s lost manuscripts in the Bibliothèque Nationale de France… Continue reading