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[Bilge Karasu] Fear With Variations

Bilge Karasu Translated by Serdar Metin Translation Notes on “Fear with Variations” In the following report, I will try to describe the translation process of “Çeşitlemeli Korku” (Fear with Variations) and justify the initiatives taken. First, I will give a…

Moscow -Petushki / Venedikt Yerofeev

MOSCOW-PETUSHKI Theatre performance, based on the poem of Venedikt Yerofeev Realized in Taganka Theatre in 1996. Stage adaptation, scenography, producer – Valentin Ryzhy choreographer – Vladimir Sazhin actor – Alexandr Tsurkan (Venichka) piano – Alexei Voronkov (2 pieces by D.…

Clarice Lispector – The Smallest Woman in the World

In the depths of Equatorial Africa the French explorer, Marcel Pretre, hunter and man of the world, came across a tribe of surprisingly small pygmies. Therefore he was even more surprised when he was informed that a still smaller people…

The Truth is a Fascist Concept

Mario Bellatin interviews Alain Robbe-Grillet from molossus 1 Mr. Mario Bellatin, I must tell you that Sartre isn’t at all kind to Balzac, that the two pages in question really are reinforced cement. It’s evident that that heals him, is calming…

The PKDicktionary

[su_heading size=”15″ margin=”0″]s is a glossary of terms used by Philip K Dick (hereafter referred to as PKD). The description of each term is based on my (or someone else’s) best guess at the meaning, with opinions, criticisms, bad jokes…

Cut-Ups: William S. Burroughs 1914-2014

Boo-Hooray, in collaboration with Emory University, is presenting a William S. Burroughs centenary exhibition dedicated to the Cut-Up technique. On view will be hand-edited typescript drafts from the Nova Trilogy, rarely seen publications like the mimeographed newsletter The Burrough and…

Jorge Luis Borges: Film and Theatre*

Allardyce Nicoll, who teaches a course in the history of drama in Yale’s halls of wisdom, recently published a large and weighty in-octavo on the “similarities and differences” between secular theatre and film. To bemoan the accomplished ignorance of this volume, whose bibliography…

[Erje Ayden] A tribute to the Turkish beatnik

###erje ayden is the traditional “foreigner,” perhaps no more foreign to our language and ways than was D. H. Lawrence, perhaps as foreign to them as Joseph Conrad was to English at the beginning of his great labors. Like Lawrence…