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Three Axioms for Projecting a Line (or Why It Will Continue to Be Hard to Write a Title sans Slashes or Parentheses)

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something on the relationship between literature and the world? not really clear on the premise but it wasn't bad

Tomasula, S. (1996). Three Axioms for Projecting a Line (or Why It Will Continue to Be Hard to Write a Title sans Slashes or Parentheses). In ? The Future of Fiction. Dalkey Archive Press, pp. 100-108

form or shape

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Copernicus was calling on his contemporaries to perform the sort of gestalt-like switch our minds can make when we look at an Escher drawing

—p.101 by Steve Tomasula
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Copernicus was calling on his contemporaries to perform the sort of gestalt-like switch our minds can make when we look at an Escher drawing

—p.101 by Steve Tomasula
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(adjective) of or relating to rogues or rascals / (adjective) of, relating to, suggesting, or being a type of fiction dealing with the episodic adventures of a usually roguish protagonist / (noun) one that is picaresque

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Ortega y Gasset proclaimed the exhaustion of the picaresque novel since all of the options for plot lines had been used up

—p.102 by Steve Tomasula
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Ortega y Gasset proclaimed the exhaustion of the picaresque novel since all of the options for plot lines had been used up

—p.102 by Steve Tomasula
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(noun) image representation / (noun) an insubstantial form or semblance of something; trace (plural: simulacra)

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texts which were once thought to represent Truth or History increasingly came to be described as simulacra of representation

re Derrida

—p.103 by Steve Tomasula
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texts which were once thought to represent Truth or History increasingly came to be described as simulacra of representation

re Derrida

—p.103 by Steve Tomasula
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(verb) depict or describe in painting or words; suffuse or highlight (something) with a bright color or light

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pulp science fiction from the thirties can be read to limn the prejudices, fears, hopes, and other attitudes prevalent in the years leading up to WWII

—p.106 by Steve Tomasula
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pulp science fiction from the thirties can be read to limn the prejudices, fears, hopes, and other attitudes prevalent in the years leading up to WWII

—p.106 by Steve Tomasula
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(German for worldview) a particular philosophy or view of life; the worldview of an individual or group

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our inability to step outside of our own Welantschauung is precisely what makes everything appear to be going in multiple directions at once

—p.107 by Steve Tomasula
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our inability to step outside of our own Welantschauung is precisely what makes everything appear to be going in multiple directions at once

—p.107 by Steve Tomasula
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