Amanda DeMarco is a translator of German and French literature and philosophy. Photo: Anastasia Muna.
Paul Scheerbart and the Art of Science
Visionary SF writer Paul Scheerbart was obsessed by the role creativity plays in scientific discovery, as well as creative applications of scientific ideas....
A Fortress of Solitude
"The Weight of Things" is the tip of an iceberg of desolation....
"After all, there's always a recursive component to utterance."...
Daniel Schreiber’s "Susan Sontag," the first biography published since her death, offers an opportunity to reassess how we approach the last great public intellectual....
Toward Incomparable Ways of Speaking: Gert Jonke’s Languages and Landscapes
IN AN ARTICLE in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung following the 2009 death of Austrian author Gert Jonke, literary critic Richard K&...
The Relentless Cascade of Life: Urs Widmer’s Autobographical Fictions
What is this world of ours? A complex entity subject to sudden changes which all indicate a tendency to destruction; a ...
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