Monthly Archives: August 2016

It’s all a fraud

The tension between reality as substance, and the cut of edit as fiction, appears in a remark of Lila to Lenù: ‘You always use true and truthfully, when you speak and when you write. Or you say: unexpectedly. But when

It’s all a fraud

The tension between reality as substance, and the cut of edit as fiction, appears in a remark of Lila to Lenù: ‘You always use true and truthfully, when you speak and when you write. Or you say: unexpectedly. But when

The song escapes me / The Sculptor Sinks, Thinks, Sings

And these words, they never finish leaving me, the song escapes me as I believe I can hear it. Its beginning is always absent. I wasn’t there. The muted perturbation of the song is the interval between the words I

The song escapes me / The Sculptor Sinks, Thinks, Sings

And these words, they never finish leaving me, the song escapes me as I believe I can hear it. Its beginning is always absent. I wasn’t there. The muted perturbation of the song is the interval between the words I

Cut and erase

In Frantumaglia, Ferrante makes a remark about an Italian expression, ‘tagliare i panni addosso’: to cut out the clothes, shaped on the body. Ferrante writes of seamstresses (her mother was a seamstress), women who cut ‘on the body’ garments that

Cut and erase

In Frantumaglia, Ferrante makes a remark about an Italian expression, ‘tagliare i panni addosso’: to cut out the clothes, shaped on the body. Ferrante writes of seamstresses (her mother was a seamstress), women who cut ‘on the body’ garments that