Carolyn Thompson’s “After Burroughs: Syntax” (COMING SOON!)

“A f t e r Burroughs: S y n t a x

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After Burroughs: Syntax is a typewritten text of all the punctuation marks in William S. Burroughs The Finger. The marks appear in the original order, but are evenly spaced. The marks show duration both through process, and in the number of breaths and/or actions of the characters that they depict, and refer to the fleetingness of the relationships or meetings throughout the stories and the often temperamental nature of their characters.

7 pages each 11cm x 16cm

2019, typewritten text on book leaves

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