Havelock in the Boondocks

            Many accounts of Homer's life circulated in classical antiquity, the most prevalent being that he was a blind bard from Ionia, in present-day Turkey. His biography, written by Pseudo-Herodotus is now considered legend, the story of a blind man trapped in eternal darkness, being led to a gathering of people to recite his epics.[1] Perhaps it was… Continue reading Havelock in the Boondocks

Proletarian Nights (Jacques Ranciere, 2012)

The Workers' Dream in Nineteenth-Century France Politics occurs when those who do not have the time, take the necessary time to live as a resident of a common space, proving that their mouths do not only speak with a voice but with a language, which signifies the pain. [...] Politics consists in the division of the sensible,… Continue reading Proletarian Nights (Jacques Ranciere, 2012)