Reading Pierre Klossowski

Context N°14 by John Taylor Let’s take Pierre Klossowski (1905-2001) at his word, and read him with his favorite word. He claimed to “fabricate simulacra.” What exactly did the French writer mean? The word “simulacrum” is restricted by English usage Read on! →

Letter from France

Context N°17 by John Taylor Recently I sat “beneath the cupola”—as one says—of the Institut de  France and listened to the novelist  Florence Delay (b. 1941) speak about a  new word, convivance (the art of “living  together”), that the French Read on! →

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Context N°14

  • Reading Jacques Jouet
  • Reading Pierre Klossowski
  • Reading Violette Leduc's La Bâtarde
  • Reading Wilson Harris’s The Mask of the Beggar
  • Reading Nicholas Mosley

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