April 13, 2008

Rereading Glissant's Poetics of Relation for billionth time this year. Oh genre!: "The promotion of languages is the first axiom of this ethnotechnique. And we know that, in the area of understanding, poetry--watch out for it!--has always been the consummate ethnotechnique. The defense of languages can come through poetry (also)." p. 108

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