No Against No: Word Collages and Irreality
Saying no and giving expression to what does not exist and what is destroyed - they have their own linguistic forms. An unusual literary style is explained which emphasizes the character of irreality. Typical meanings are attached to word collages, e.g., to the sentence "A star grazed the bird." Content: word collages . no, not, non- . text interpretations . realistic and irrealistic way of reading texts . active, passive . literary models . irrealistic texts - what for? . psychological issues . world view, non-world . irrealistic elements in the visual arts, music, and mathematics . examples of irrealistic texts Including an excerpt from Werner Picard: One Susanne in Auschwitz, An Irrealistic Novel Werner Picard was born in 1941 in Offenbach am Main, Germany. He was raised as a Catholic, and he lives with his family near Frankfurt am Main. For thirty years he was a librarian at the Darmstadt University Library."
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active adstrikes Anne and Alfred annihilated anti-art area of reality August Stramm Auschwitz burned-down meadow camp complex feeling concepts conscious convey Dadaists dead defend destroyed reality elements emphasize entire text exist experience of destruction experienced fictional text flower grazed the bird huntsman individual words interpret irrealistic linguistic irrealistic texts irreality Janet John killed knighted brothers language linguistic forms looked mental negated/destroyed negation No-a no-star no-grazed non-Alfred non-Anne non-grazed not-the non-bird non-meadow non-pipe non-the non-world nonsense verse not/non nothingness/the nonexistent noun object one’s pallbearer passive pipe point of view possible pulled reader realistic linguistic style realistic meanings reality is described refusal Anne regarded reject sample text sense sentence A star separated sickbay someone specific speech disorders SS man Müller SS man Schneider star grazed statement Stramm stroyed Surrealism Surrealists Susanne occupied taken as signifying trigger verb visual arts void WerNer picard word collage Word group word star