Log: Additions and Changes 2001

December 20, 2001: Scriptorium -- Primo Levi Page -- A new page added to the Scriptorium for Italian writer Primo Levi.

December 20, 2001: Garden of Forking Paths (Borges) -- News -- Details added for "Borges: The Time Machine," a Borges Symposium scheduled for January 21, 2002 in New York City.

December 17, 2001: Apmonia (Beckett) -- News -- The Gare St Lazare Players are touring their theatrical production of Beckett's Trilogy throughout early 2002.

December 17, 2001: The Brazen Head (Joyce) -- Papers -- A link added to Vicki Mahaffey's "Reading James Joyce."

December 15, 2001: Porta Ludovica (Eco) -- New Book -- Seamus A. Thompson reviews Umberto Eco's new volume of essays, Five Moral Pieces.

December 15, 2001: Garden of Forking Paths (Borges) -- Influence -- A page on Swedish cosmologist and writer Peter Nilson added to the Reader's Gallery.

December 15, 2001: The Brazen Head (Joyce) -- Criticism -- Commentary added for Fitch's Sylvia Beach and the Lost Generation.

December 13, 2001: Garden of Forking Paths (Borges) -- Links -- The Hokes Archive added . The brainchild of Professor Beauvais Lyons, the Hokes Archive is a collection of artwork and artifacts of "forgotten archelology." One of his primary inspirations is "Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius."

May 31, 2001: The Brazen Head (Joyce) -- Papers -- Tim Conley's "Joyce's Bad Words," a look at Joycean swearing.

May 30, 2001: The Garden of Forking Paths (Borges) -- Links -- Three new links: Daniel Goodbrey's interactive Flash movie of "The Aleph," The University of Notre Dames' Borges collection, and the Argentine site Homenaje a Borges.

May 25, 2001: Spermatikos Logos (Pynchon) -- Papers -- Metanarrative and doper's consciousness: A link to Sterling Clover's "Osbie Feel and the Impenetrability of Meta-solutions; or Who Wrote Gravity's Rainbow?"

May 24, 2001: The Garden of Forking Paths (Borges) -- Audio -- The entire page has been revised and reorganized, with entries added for Borges por Borges and Borges por él mismo.

May 23, 2001: Apmonia (Beckett) -- Works -- Eleuthéria and Endgame are featured.

May 23, 2001: Apmonia (Beckett) -- Criticism -- Andrew Kennedy's Samuel Beckett is featured.

May 17, 2001: Apmonia (Beckett) -- Music: Neither -- Morton Feldman's "opera," with a libretto penned by Samuel Beckett.

May 9, 2001: The Brazen Head (Joyce) -- Bloomsday Events -- A listing of major US Bloomsday events. (June 16, 2001)

April 26, 2001: The Modern Word -- Spiral-Bound #5 -- A new edition of The Modern Word's newsletter has just been posted.

April 26, 2001: The Modern Word -- Cryptonomicon Review -- Richard Behrens looks at Neal Stephenson's recent Pynchonesque novel of codebreaking and Internet intrigue, Cryptonomicon.

April 25, 2001: Scriptorium -- Jeanette Winterson -- Winterson's Scriptorium page has been updated. Also includes a link to her official homepage.

April 21, 2001: Apmonia (Beckett) -- Works -- The complete Beckett "Works" pages are now online, and will be fleshed out over the next few months.

April 20, 2001: Apmonia (Beckett) -- Music: Words and Music -- Feldman's scoring for the Beckett radio play, Words and Music.

April 4, 2001: Porta Ludovica (Eco) -- New Books -- Two Eco collaborations are now out in paperback - Conversations about the End of Time and Belief of Non-Belief?

April 3, 2001: The Garden of Forking Paths (Borges) -- Performance -- Mick Jagger and Borges? The Performance film page is finally updated and finished! The links have been corrected, and new information has been added.

March 29, 2001: Macondo (García Márquez) -- Features -- "Serenade" added, a reminiscence of his parents' courtship by García Márquez. (The inspiration for Love in the Time of Cholera.)

March 28, 2001: Apmonia (Beckett) -- Music: For Samuel Beckett -- Feldman's hommage For Samuel Beckett featured.

March 28, 2001: Apmonia (Beckett) -- Music: Morton Feldman -- A page added for Morton Feldman, American composer and friend of Beckett.

March 23, 2001: Apmonia (Beckett) -- Music: Sinfonia -- Italian composer Luciano Berio's amazing Sinfonia added to the Music section.

March 17, 2001: Apmonia (Beckett) -- Music: Csapó -- Hungarian composer Gyula Csapó's Krapp's Last Tape -- after Samuel Beckett added to the Music section.

January 23, 2001: Brazen Head (Joyce) -- Papers -- Jennifer Birkett's "French Feminists and Anglo-Irish Modernists: Cixous, Kristeva, Beckett and Joyce."

January 22, 2001: Porta Ludovica (Eco) -- Papers -- New addition: Adele Haft's "Mazes, Maps & Monsters: The Iconography of the Library in Umberto Eco's The Name of the Rose."

January 20, 2001: Brazen Head (Joyce) -- Music -- Composer Matthew Rosenblum added to Bronze by Gold, the Joycean music section.

January 16, 2001: Porta Ludovica (Eco) -- Interviews -- A link to the recent Critique interview with Umberto Eco.

January 15, 2001: Spermatikos Logos (Pynchon) -- Papers -- A link added to "Ekphrasis, Escape, and Thomas Pynchon's The Crying of Lot 49," a study of Lot 49 using the artwork of Remedios Varo.

January 15, 2001: The Garden of Forking Paths (Borges) -- A Vindication of Tlön -- Photosynkyria, a photography festival held in Thessaloniki, Greece, takes this year's theme from Borges.

January 13, 2001: Spiral Bound #4 -- The Modern Word's newsletter was sent out; the online version is accessible here.

January 12, 2001: The Garden of Forking Paths (Borges) -- Review -- A review of This Craft of Verse, Borges' 1967-68 Harvard lectures, newly available as a book or a 4 CD set!

January 9, 2001: The Brazen Head (Joyce) -- Music -- The page for Joycean producer and composer Roger Marsh has been revised, with a full review added for the Wakean vocal piece, Not a Soul but Ourselves...

January 5, 2001: The Brazen Head (Joyce) -- Music -- I Hear an Army, Night Conjure-Verse, and Syzygy, David Del Tredici's Joycean works, are fully featured and reviewed.

January 3, 2001: Macondo (García Márquez) -- Music/News -- Daniel Catán's romantic opera, Florencia en el Amazonas, inspired by Love in the Time of Cholera, returns to Houston Grand Opera in April/May 2001.


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