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[Mr Wook would wish, he says, to thank both the commentors called ‘anon’ and his old classmate, Ivy Iverson, for their suggestions in response to the first posting of this essay, just previous; the fruits of their kind attention & advice may be seen, here — ed]

by Bodwyn Wook

More than twenty years after the pulling down of the wall in Berlin, and the end of both the Cold War and late modernity then, these today are the anachronistic, the petty and pampered, political faces of a done for American past that still haunts the World.  They are the old Roman blind masks of (more…)

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by Bodwyn Wook

[Mr Wook would wish, he says, to apologise in advance for certain discursive experiments, in the following; but, since all persons of perception agree that the worst sin of the “clear” and “direct” & “easily understood” writing in what passes for the English of to-day, together with its ever-reducing vocabulary, is to dump us all in the end in to iconic & abbreviated epithet, the gentleman is sure that no one concerned with the future prospects of all actual elites in the world will mind — ed]

More than twenty years after the pulling down of the wall in Berlin, and the end of both the Cold War and late-modernity then, these today are the anachronistic, the petty and pampered, political faces of a done-for American past that still haunts the World.  They are the old Roman blind masks of (more…)

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