John Cage's Empty Words: Writings '73-'78 PDF

By John Cage

ISBN-10: 0819560677

ISBN-13: 9780819560674

Writings via James Joyce's Finnegan's Wake, Norman O. Brown, and "The way forward for Music."

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I includes phrases. Ill omits words. IV omits sentences, phrases, words, and syllables: includes only letters and silences. Categories overlap. , a is a letter, is a syllable, is a word. First questions; What is being done? for how many times? Answers (obtained by using a table relating seven to sixty-four): the fourth of the seven possibilities (words; syllables; letters; words and syllables; words and letters; syllables and letter8; words, syllables, and letters); (obtained from J Ching): fifty-two times.

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