Posts Tagged: Berfrois

Do You Remember That Thing?

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Where do our words go when we lose them? Jenny Diski embarks on an exploration into vanishing vocabulary: So I had a thought about writing a book for the elderly, the old. Those who have lost their words more comprehensively than the friends around our lunch table, but haven’t lost themselves entirely. A book about where all the […]

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Getting to Know Thurston Moore, Poet

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“It was Moore’s, and Moore’s alone, unique dichotomy of rock star demagogue and unbridled fan of poetry that made his class worth the audit. Scansion, simile, synecdoche―such elements of praxis are lost on Thurston Moore, as they would any experimental jet set trash dressed up in academic tweed.” At Berfrois, Logan Young chronicles Sonic Youth’s […]

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“The Removals”

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Rumpus columnist Nicholas Rombes has the first installment of a three-part story up at Berfrois. “They took you to the first house, and then, later, to the second. By the time they had removed you to the third house you knew the process was underway. Each house presented its own puzzles and, ultimately, its own […]

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Suspended Detachment

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“I know that those things, that scarf, that painting, that kimono, that ring, that past self—whatever happens to them physically, they exist for as long as I can remember them, or am capable of remembering that I once remembered them, or can know that I’ve forgotten them.” At Berfrois, Rumpus contributor Rachel Howard writes about […]

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