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Chapter 13. Reconnecting with the “great outside”? On the inside.

What is the great Outside? It is the great Inside? Maybe? As Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung quotes M. NourbeSe Philip: “We begin life in a propositional relationship with breath: someone breathes for us.”1 Is the great outside an illusion? The ontological sphere which cannot be grasp yet only understand through human subjectivity (as stated by […]

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Chapter 10. The Philological Machine

Every attempt to understand something that is written, poetry for example, takes place within a philological machine. This applies especially for the modern discourse of language which can be slightly dated to the beginning of the movement called “enlightenment”. What does philological machine mean? And why is it a machine at all? Let me start […]

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Chapter 6. Breathe under water – Bachelard and the depth of hermeneutics (Part 1)

Bachelard’s famous works on elements and poetry (fire, earth, wind and water) embark a method of re-reading, which should be like  “to take re-soundings like sonar, sounds of the depths. He explains that, by participating in the resonances, we hear the poem. Its repercussions invite us to give greater depth to our experience. Once gathered […]

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