From: fshck@UMAC on 06/06/2001 10:47 PM
are you after legislator acknowledgement??
where would that lead ? once inside the walls of the republic please remember
that among other things there are to be no sweet sauces, no Athenian
confectionary and no Corinthian girlfriends ...
didn't walter benjamin have question like this: the aetheticisation of the
political v. the politicisation of the aesthetic ... and one was fascism and i
can't remember now...
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Subject: Levinas's door/ collaboration/ ideology
Doug Barbour said,
>& the old ways will remain strong, as the audience for authors remains
>strong, it seems, as well as for their 'straight,' & traditional
>representations of feelings of the self...
Yes, Doug. But let's not forget that Poetry, in its institutional
expressions, has played a central role in consolidating such ideological
Thus, my question: How can poets begin to effectively *poeticize the
institutional structures of ideology*, rather than merely accept them as
natural and beyond poetry's aim?
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