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Entries from April 2009

Bulletin (6)

April 1st, 2009 · No Comments

The Ullage Group is hard at work on its next public appearance, “Medi-Vaudeville.”  The title is taken from the book Charles Fort planned as his next; we hope to cover a number of medical topics.  It will take place on April 19 in Brooklyn’s gem-like Jalopy Theatre; details will follow.  Meanwhile, we’ll stimulate your appetite with […]

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Alfred Jarry in the Medical Museum

April 1st, 2009 · No Comments

Jarry?  In the medical museum?  It’s a funny place to find him, but there he is: the following prose poem, “Les Cinq Sens” (“The Five Senses”), is taken from his first book, Les Minutes de sable mémorial (Minutes of memorial sand, 1894).  In it, the narrator makes his way through a natural history museum into a […]

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