Absurd (Philosophy)

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Julien Poirier by Noel Black
Colin Prahl

The chips in his brain, going all the way, and Stained Glass Windows of California.

Julien Poirier by Noel Black
Colin Prahl

The chips in his brain, going all the way, and Stained Glass Windows of California.

Extremists: Daniil Kharms by Chris Cumming
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The revelatory rediscovery of Russian absurdist writer Daniil Kharms.

Andrew Hugill’s Pataphysics: A Useless Guide by Daniel Levin Becker
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Pataphysics: A Useless Guide, a theological pseudoscience, defines hand gestures as providing access to the divine, and others as blasphemy.

Stephen-Paul Martin’s Changing the Subject by Peter Moysaenko
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Changing the Subject doesn’t live up to its title, it consumes it. Though the stories make high use of syntactical or symbolic repetitions, they are also powerfully digressive, hallucinatory.

Joan Jonas by Karin Schneider
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Jonas’s language gives us a fertile semiological value to reflect upon. It has an organic open-work structure of experimentation that necessitates play along with a system of signs. Its mythology offers a visual image of a new Gestalt.

Mark Leyner by Ameena Meer
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Mark Leyner’s prose is steeped in American pop culture and Burroughsesque descriptions of the grosser aspects of human behavior. Amanda Meer warns against reading them at the dinner table.

Chaos In Order by Craig Gholson
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WHAT THEREFORE GOD HATH JOINED TOGETHER, LET NOT MAN PUT ASUNDER
ST. MATTHEW 19:6

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