Les Tarahumaras

A crumbling volume I am putting into recycling is Artaud, Les tarahumaras, in Gallimard/idées, 1971. I bought it used 10 years later. The text was composed between 1937 and 1948, after Artaud’s 1936 trip to Mexico. I marked some passages in it when I read it. P. 18: Westermers when asked a question react as … More Les Tarahumaras

“We Fight for Socialism Over Barbarism”

There is much anti-Trump activity, like this. Below is a statement from the Democratic Socialists of America that I got by e-mail. Statement from DSA’s National Political Committee November 13, 2016 How Trump Won: Seizing the Anti-Establishment Ground through Racial and Economic Nationalism On November 8, voters in the United States narrowly elected an openly … More “We Fight for Socialism Over Barbarism”

Frank Rosengarten

I was looking for a good translation of Gramsci and discovered this professor. Look at the fascinating, brief bio-bibliography. Frank Rosengarten is professor emeritus of Italian and comparative literature at the Graduate Center, City University of New York. He is the author of The Italian Anti-Fascist Press; The Writings of the Young Marcel Proust (1885-1900): … More Frank Rosengarten

Nancy Fraser

The journal issue I am recycling today is a boundary 2 from 1990. Specifically, boundary 2 17:2. It is of course available in JSTOR. I kept it because I always wanted to read all of it, and because I liked the way I had marked up Nancy Fraser’s article “The uses and abuses of French … More Nancy Fraser