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Entries on this site with 'in_memoriam'

  • one must in english
    One still has to count one's summers, pass one's sentence, snow one's winter one still has to get the shopping done before dark asks the way, black candles for the cellar
  • siesta time
    There's a moment when siesta time runs dry. Even the secret, hidden, minute activity of the insects ceases at that precise instant; the course of nature comes to a halt; c
  • all the world's memory
    Because he has a short memory man accumulates countless aide-mémoires. Confronted with these bulging repositories, man is assailed by a fear of being engulfed by this mass
  • the child is not dead
    On May 25, 1994, president Nelson Mandela addressed the newly formed democratic parliament of South Africa, and read a poem by Ingrid Jonker, ' The child who was shot dead
  • out of sight out of mind
    If it's someone then it's that someone who knocks us down mows us down, all our grass I cannot withstand this annihilating image That's why I put a stone in a box, close t
  • impossible memory
    He wrote that only one film had been capable of portraying impossible memory, Alfred Hitchcock's 'Vertigo'. In the spiral of the opening titles he saw time covering a fiel
  • a garden in the evening
    Things are happening here and I am the only one who knows which I shall name them and also say why there's an old garden seat standing under the apple-tree an old football
  • nonreading
    Bookstores don't provide a remote control for Proust, you can't switch to a soccer match, or a quiz show, win a Cadillac. We live longer but less precisely and in shorter
  • ptydepe
    LEAR: Ptydepe, as you know, is a synthetic language, built on a strictly scientific basis. Its grammar is constructed with maximum rationality, its vocabulary is unsually
  • your soul and mine
    ...if you see the vulture coming flying circles in your mind; Remember, there is no escaping for he will follow close behind. Only promise me a battle for your soul and mi
  • holly golightly
    Poor cat. Poor slob. Poor slob without a name. The way I see it I haven't got the right to give him one. We don't belong to each other. We just took up one day by the rive
  • archibald strohalm
    This one's in Dutch, from Harry Mulisch 's first novel 'archibald strohalm' (1951), which apparently has never been translated, yet. Geloof jij aan een hiervoormaals? Ook
  • bonnie and clyde
    Vous avez lu l'histoire De Jesse James Comment il vécu Comment il est mort Ça vous a plus hein Vous en d'mandez encore Et bien Ecoutez l'histoire De Bonnie and Clyde Alors
  • god's dissatisfaction
    God breathed in deeply, looked at the mist around Him and murmured in the hushed tones of someone who has just made an unexpected and curious discovery, It would never hav
  • franny and zooey
    Franny: What happened was, I got the idea in my head - and I could not get it out - that college was just one more dopey , inane place in the world dedicated to piling up
  • the man who invented the zero
    Along with Borges and Cortázar , the Serbian writer Milorad Pavić was a great experimenter in non-linear narratives, creating dense labyrinths of prose, full of historical
  • het grote verhaal
    Hebben wij een afspraak met het leven gemaakt? Hebben wij ons aan die afspraak gehouden? Hebben wij beloofd ons aan die afspraak te houden? Zijn wij de afspraak vergeten?
  • manhole 69
    "...What do you think the next step forward will be?" "Forward where?" Morley asked. Lang gestured expansively. "I mean up the evolutionary slope. Three hundred million ye
  • dutch milk wood
    One of the towering figures in Dutch (or Flemish, as some would insist) literature, Hugo Claus left a huge oeuvre of novels, plays and poetry. He was also a prolific trans
  • flags in a vacuum
    There is hopeful symbolism in the fact that flags do not wave in a vacuum. - Arthur C. Clarke , who defined serious science-fiction with such books as ' 2001: A Space Odys
  • begone dull care
    As a tribute to Oscar Peterson , here's a unique vizualisation of his legendary piano work: an abstract animation called ' Begone Dull Care ' (1949) by experimental filmma
  • auteurs du cinéma
    It's almost synchronicitous, two of the greatest masters of European ' auteur cinema ' passing away on the same day. Both Ingmar Bergman and Michelangelo Antonioni embodie
  • hyperreality
    All through the 19th and 20th centuries political and economic practice merge increasingly into the same type of discourse. Propaganda and advertising fuse in the same mar
  • the seventh sally
    Died yesterday, Stanisław Lem , the Polish science-fiction writer best known for his book ' Solaris ' and its film adaptations by Tarkovsky and Soderbergh , was really a p
  • denkraam
    Sorry, the death of graphic artist / writer Marten Toonder , creator of 177 Tom Poes & Olivier B. Bommel comics and coiner of God knows how many Dutch language innovations
  • are you now or were you ever...?
    Searching for a worthy quote in memoriam of Arthur Miller, the American playwright ("Death of a Salesman", "The Crucible", "After the Fall", etc.) who died last week, i st

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