Failure, A Writer's Life

Failure, A Writer's Life

by Joe Milutis

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Overview

Failure, A Writer's Life by Joe Milutis

Failure, A Writer’s Life is a catalogue of literary monstrosities. Its loosely organized vignettes and convolutes provide the intrepid reader with a philosophy for the unreadable, a consolation for the ignored, and a map for new literary worlds.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781780997032
Publisher: Hunt, John Publishing
Publication date: 01/25/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 296
File size: 636 KB

About the Author

Joe Milutis is a writer, media artist, and Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Arts at the University of Washington-Bothell. He is the author of Ether: The Nothing That Connects Everything (Minnesota).

Table of Contents

Ungreat Books

William Gold 1

Marguerite Duras 3

André Breton 6

(photography) 10

Charles Fort 13

Monsters of the Memorious

Jill Price 20

Henri Bergson 26

(film) 32

Richard Owen Cambridge 44

Oulipo 51

Bruce Ivins 65

Cthulhu 73

Alchemists of the Everyday

Unidentifiable 87

Marcia Nardi 91

David Lyle 105

(spam) 113

Continuity of Dumps 132

The Weathermen 144

Ernest Hemingway 165

Prelusivity

Solaristics 171

Roland Barthes 183

Walter Benjamin 189

(archive/library) 199

Abraham Lincoln Gillespie 208

acknowledgments 212

Notes 216

Index 264

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