“SUMMER IN THE {PARTLY LIMINAL} CITY”: STREAM-OF-CONSCIOUSNESS. BY STEVEN BENSON

“Summer in the city”… as the delectable Roddy Frame sung….open city….liminal city(well, this part, Bold Street and Lark lane and Stanley Street anyway; not QUITE Berlin;{ post on Berlin, the ultimate liminal city , to follow}…. Bold Street=queer street, to a degree…expression of DIFFERANCE…queer amongst its hegemonic totalising neighbours:…I sit, opposite “News from Nowhere”, Liverpool’s approximitization to(wards) Utopia… a small utopia in the hegemonic desert…clunky critical theory and poetic image mismatch… Central Library picture on the wall of this cafe…why did they , seemingly, put in a boxed floor?isnt that the “International Library” of my adolescence and early 20s…uncanny architecture…the remnants/traces of…sorry to go all Derridean on you!…Looking through a glass darkly.. citation without a source….Reading Teju Cole’s TOTALLY plagiaristic book “Open City”, which I am now slightly plagiarising… Sebald/Max where are u?……..

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ENTHUSIASMS: CLASSICAL MUSIC, ESPECIALLY OBSCURE ROMANTIC COMPOSERS; BACH/HANDEL LITERATURE, ESPECIALLY THOUGHTFUL, WELL-WRITTEN(STYLISTICALLY)NOVELS W G SEBALD WALTER BENJAMIN THEODOR ADORNO(JUST BEGINNING!) AESTHETIC PHILOSOPHY GAY MEN'S WRITING;QUEER THEORY STIMULATING DISCUSSIONS(EMOTIONALLY AND INTELLECTUALLY) GOOD RICH THICK ESPRESSO MICHAEL PONTI SPRITUALITY/LIFE'S "AURA"(BENJAMIN), WHATEVER TRANSCENDENTAL THING YOU WANT TO CALL THIS MEMORY-the elusiveness thereof. LOST TIME AND AN ATTEMPT AT ITS REDEMPTION(NON THEISTICALLY/RELIGIOUSLY)
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