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James Elkins

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Tagsconservative literature (2), art education (2), translation (2), Derrida (2), academic novels (2), ars oblivionalis (1), failures of translation (1), brain damage (1), mnemotechnics (1), amnesia (1) — see all tags

MediaNot set (1), Book (370), Paper Book (335), Audiobook (3), Ebook (1), Unknown (1)

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About meArt historian, teaching in Chicago.

I am working on two books about experimental writing that uses images: nonfiction (305737.blogspot.com/) and fiction (www.writingwithimages.com).

Excepts from my books, etc., and contact form:
http://www.jameselkins.com

About my libraryMy reviews here aren't for people who haven't read the books. They are problems raised by the books. I am happy to discuss the reviews (if that's what they are), but they're mostly mnemonics for me.

Reviews here are complete up to 2013; since then I have been posting on the two sites listed above -- many more reviews are there.

Also, sorry LibraryThing made me add all my own books, in order to qualify as an author. (July 2009)

GroupsBooks on Books, Chicagoans, Dalkey Archive, Famous voluminous novels, Fans of Russian authors, I Survived the Great Vowel Shift, Infinite Jesters, Le Salon Littéraire du Peuple pour le Peuple, New York Review Books, Philosophy and Theoryshow all groups

Homepagehttp://www.jameselkins.com

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Real nameJames Elkins

LocationChicago, IL

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Member sinceJul 23, 2009

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