Monthly Archives: December 2014

Tennessee Anomaly

/ Literature / I’ve “known” Tennessee Williams since the early 1950s, since before the radio told us every other minute that “Davy, Davy Crockett” was “born on a mountain top in Tennessee / The greatest state in the land of … Continue reading

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Retrograde Permissions

pk versus NYU 2006 09 17 Team theft is more effective than individual theft the way team hunting can be more effective than individual hunting. The leopard finds prey, the lions, the hyenas … the men … find more. The … Continue reading

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Publishing pk

pk versus NYU 2006 09 17 When I was ten years old, 1948, I started writing a story. Hunting and pecking, my mother helping with part, I ran out of steam after a couple of typewritten pages. I read it … Continue reading

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Stalled Shakespeare Thesis

pk versus NYU 2006 09 13, place holder For the moment I repeat: The Fair Love and Dark Lady of Shakespeare’s Sonnets manifest as a stack of pairings including the major epistemological war of the second millennium: that between Experience … Continue reading

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NYU pkisms

pk versus NYU 2006 09 13 Knatz.com’s quotes folder gathers lots of pk quotes. Here I’ll highlight a couple of particularly apposite ones. Those who see the Institution’s ass are beneath the Institutions’ notice. Initially institutions serve their announced purpose: … Continue reading

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pk the Good Bad Student

pk versus NYU 2006 09 17 The slave owner may be wrong the beat the slave, hell, the slave owner is wrong to own the slave. But that in itself doesn’t make the slave any saint. NYU was wrong to … Continue reading

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pk Suicide @ NYU

pk versus NYU 2006 09 16 Decades, near half-a-century in the making, the pk last days are at hand. I’m going to commit suicide at NYU. Not by blowing my brains out there, when home would be so much more … Continue reading

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