It’s been a while, and I’ve admittedly been avoiding this post for quite some time now. As with writing of any form, blogging is an effort difficult to sustain. It seemed better to keep my writing to myself, and go along quietly that way until death. Unfortunately, I’ve found I’m much too vain for such [...]
Archives for the ‘Writer’s Notebook’ Category
Wednesday, 11 April 2012
Saturday, 16 July 2011
Maybe it’s because Belaño keeps mentioning him in Savage Detectives, possibly because his name sounds cool, or it could be because I like Surrealism as literature; whatever the reason, here’s another post featuring Tristan Tzara. Tristan, a French experimentalist poet, pioneered the nihilistic aspects of surrealist and dadaist poetry in the early twentieth century. His [...]
Friday, 8 July 2011
Despite the advent of his work five-hundred years ago, Breugel the elder remains popularly referenced today.
Sunday, 3 July 2011
What is the role of consciousness in the decision-making process? Neurologist Libet conducted a series of experiments which found that we decide to act 350 milliseconds before we’re consciously aware of it.
Saturday, 2 July 2011
Christian Harder discusses the merits and surprises of John Cheever, a master of American letters.
Wednesday, 29 June 2011
Christian Harder shows surrealism through the lens of Dalí and Tzara.
Sunday, 26 June 2011
Pages to Pixels’ Christian Harder reviews a week of small, though important, literary successes. Loiter for more good reading.