Naive poetics. Maybe. It's something that works in most environments.
Accidently, as it were.
Otherwise the complete absence of poetics might also be the key condition
for any formula of poetical engeneering to work. Dehumanise the whole
shabang instead of trying to inscribe it, allowing the poetical to occur
instead of trying to resuscitate it from dead or dying collections or
theoretical fictions based on those, catch and reuse the generated moments,
the discrete christals of time melting in your field of vision. I wasn't
trying to ridicule komninos's statement, just showing it could mean lots of
things, once you start computing...
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> Verzonden: zondag 1 januari 2006 20:27
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> Onderwerp: RE: RHIZOME_RAW: -empyre- in jan06: Computational Poetics
> > no poetics is the new poetics
> > komninos
> I'm reading the novel Snow by Orhan Pamuk. I already knew,
> from the back cover, that the main character is a poet. The
> first paragraph hooked me:
> "The silence of snow, thought the man sitting just behind the
> bus driver. If this were the beginning of a poem, he would
> have called the thing he felt inside him the silence of snow."
> A beautiful introduction to the mind of a poet, how he
> traverses feeling and language. And also to the poetics of
> the novelist. A beautiful beginning to a real novel involving
> an imagined beginning to a poem not so much as poem but as
> way of contemplating what he is feeling, feeling it, contemplating.
> Poetics is what we mediate experience and language with.
> 'No poetics is the new poetics' doesn't mean no poetics but
> naive poetics.
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