OVER ASSEMBLAGE: ULYSSES AND THE BOÎTE-EN-VALISE FROM ABOVE

@inproceedings{SaintAmour2003OVERAU,
  title={OVER ASSEMBLAGE: ULYSSES AND THE BO{\^I}TE-EN-VALISE FROM ABOVE},
  author={Paul K. Saint-Amour},
  year={2003}
}
Taking its cue from Daedalus, who flew by collecting and ligating feathers, this essay adopts the aerial perspectives immanent in Ulysses in order to peer down into what the novel designates as its innards (its compartments, containers, zones, chapters, neighborhoods, organs), rethinking the text as conversant with its status as an assemblage. The essay enlists Marcel Duchamp’s Boite-en-Valise not only for its reflexive museology, but for its kindred obsessions with scale, display, recession… Expand
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