When Suzy Was: A Book of Answers

  title={When Suzy Was: A Book of Answers},
  author={Devin Johnston and Kelvin Corcoran},
Kelvin Corcoran. When Suzy Was: A Book of Answers. Cullompton, UK: Shearsman Books.1999. When we think about language in general, most of us think of words as departing from things, or moving on a spatial and temporal trajectory away from them. In this sense, we retain an Emersonian notion that words have roots in a fossil language, and extend outward through a process of abstraction. Even if we think we know better, we tend to be surprised when this process is reversed, and words drop and… CONTINUE READING