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Applies postmodern thought to brief fiction, a style frequently subsumed by means of postmodernists below the class prose fiction or narratology.
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It is precisely characteristic of improvisation to use materials to hand, materials that likely belong to quite distinct systems. . Whatever it wins, it does not keep. It must constantly manipulate events in order to turn them into 'opportunities' "(xix). While strategy privileges space, and stable, spatial relations, tactics "gain validity in relation to the pertinence they lend to time" and fleeting temporal relations (38). Analogous to the strategy-tactics distinctionin fact, what provides a basis for de Certeau's theorizationis the Saussurean distinction between the abstract, systemic langue and the concrete, individual speech acts comprising parole.
CONFUCIUS: THE GREAT DIGEST, THE UNWOBBLING PIVOT, THE ANALECTS. Copyright © 1947, 1950 by Ezra Pound. POUND/ZUKOFSKY. Copyright © 1981, 1987 by the Trustees of the Ezra Pound Literary Property Trust. Page x EZRA POUND AND THE VISUAL ARTS. Copyright © 1926, 1935, 1950, 1962, 1970, 1971, and 1980 by the Trustees of the Ezra Pound Literary Property Trust. GAUDIER-BRZESKA. Copyright © 1970 by Ezra Pound. GUIDE TO KULCHUR. Copyright © 1970 by Ezra Pound. JEFFERSON AND/OR MUSSOLINI. Copyright 1935, 1936 by Ezra Pound; renewed 1963 by Ezra Pound.
Historically, the Bomb's effect was both profound and immediately apparent. In 1945, only two weeks after Hiroshima, Norman Cousins proclaimed modern man obsolete in the Saturday Review of Literature. Less than a year later Bernard Brodie alluded to that claim in The Absolute Weapon, the first book on "atomic power and the world order," when he asserted that most observers, assuming "that war and obliteration are now completely synonymous," believed "that modern man must therefore be either obsolete or fully ripe for the millennium'' (21).