Log: Additions and Changes 2002

December 28, 2002: Macondo (García Márquez) -- Music -- Newly available on CD: Daniel Catán's opera, Florencia en el Amazonas, which is loosely based on Love in the Time of Cholera.

December 28, 2002: Garden of Forking Paths (Borges) -- Papers -- Newly added: a link to Ruth Bushi's "'I do not know which of us has written this page' (Borges): the confusion of proper nouns in the tale of Emma[nuel] Zunz."

December 27, 2002: The Scriptorium -- Interview with Jeff Noon -- The Modern Word's Ismo Santala talks to Jeff Noon, the British author of Vurt and Falling Out of Cars.

December 26, 2002: Porta Ludovica (Eco) -- Interviews -- A new link added to Jessica Jernigan's recent Eco interview for Borders online.

December 23, 2002: Garden of Forking Paths (Borges) -- Papers -- Newly added: a link to Lois Parkinson Zamora's "The Visualizing Capacity of Magical Realism: Objects and Expression in the Work of Jorge Luis Borges."

December 19, 2002: Spermatikos Logos (Pynchon) -- Film -- The "Pynchon in Film" section has been opened, including pages on Buckaroo Banzai, Journey into the Mind of [P.], "The John Larroquette Show," "The Simpsons," Descent, and more!

December 11, 2002: Spermatikos Logos (Pynchon) -- Criticism -- The entire Pynchon Criticism section has been extensively updated and expanded.

November 26, 2002: Spermatikos Logos (Pynchon) -- Papers -- Thirteen new papers about Pynchon and his works!

November 24, 2002: The Modern Word -- Spiral-Bound #6 -- A new issue of The Modern Word's newsletter has been posted!

November 22, 2002: Spermatikos Logos (Pynchon) -- Links -- Six new Pynchon-related sites and articles have been added.

November11, 2002: Garden of Forking Paths (Borges) -- Papers -- Garrett Rowlan's "A Subaltern Horror," a reflection on great libraries and infinity.

November 6, 2002: The Brazen Head (Joyce) -- Biography -- A comprehensive chronology has been added to the Joyce Biography section, outlining James Joyce's life from 1882 to 1941.

October 31, 2002: Porta Ludovica (Eco) -- Special Features -- Erik Ketzan reports from Eco's Baudolino book tour.

October 21, 2002: Film Review -- Mulholland Drive Comments -- Yet more visitors weigh in with alternative theories on Lynch's Mulholland Drive.

October 18, 2002: Apmonia (Beckett) -- Works -- Commentary added for Company.

October 18, 2002: Apmonia (Beckett) -- Works -- Commentary added for Krapp's Last Tape.

October 15, 2002: Porta Ludovica (Eco) -- Baudolino -- Porta Ludovica takes a look at Eco's latest novel.

October 5, 2002: Porta Ludovica (Eco) -- Eco News -- Umberto Eco embarks on a five-city U.S. book tour for Baudolino. The complete schedule is available at Porta Ludovica.

October 3, 2002: Spermatikos Logos (Pynchon) -- Music -- More Information about McClintic Sphere added. A new link added to Fariña's page.

October 3, 2002: Spermatikos Logos (Pynchon) -- Music -- New Pynchon-influenced band called "The Poster Children."

October 3, 2002: Spermatikos Logos (Pynchon) -- Links -- Pynchon's endorsement of Jim Knipfel's new book The Buzzing.  Also, a link to information about a rare Pynchon MS.

August 26, 2002: Apmonia (Beckett) -- Works -- Commentary added for Happy Days.

August 5, 2002: Porta Ludovica (Eco) -- Eco's Writings -- Five new pieces added, including several responses to 9/11-related events.

August 3, 2002: Spermatikos Logos (Pynchon) -- Music -- Legendary progressive group Pere Ubu does a song about McClintic Sphere from V.

July 30, 2002: Porta Ludovica (Eco) -- Name of the Rose -- A look at the new illustrated edition of Rose put out by the Folio Society.

July 18, 2002: Spermatikos Logos (Pynchon) -- Biography -- Names Changed to Protect a Genius...  Recently uncovered memoirs and photographs tell the intriguing story of a man named 'Ervin' who lived in Manhattan Beach, CA., during the writing of mammoth novel, in a walk-up apartment with a Dutch-door and an enormous collection of pig memorabilia. Read Bruce Owens' story and marvel for yourself at the wealth of hitherto unavailable information it provides...

July 16, 2002: Apmonia (Beckett) -- Works -- Commentary added for Mercier and Camier and Not I.

June 1, 2002: Apmonia (Beckett) -- Papers -- Two new additions: Paul Stewart's "Drama, Criticism and Manifesto: Beckett's Three Dialogues with Georges Duthuit," and Tia Ballantine's "To and Fro in Shadow: Not I."

May 31, 2002: Garden of Forking Paths (Borges) -- Influence -- Page added for Colombian filmmaker Andrés Useche, the director of Idle Mist and Waking Shadows.

May 17, 2002: Film Review -- Mulholland Drive Comments -- Visitors weigh in with alternative theories on Lynch's Mulholland Drive.

May 15, 2002: Garden of Forking Paths (Borges) -- Links -- Jonathan Allen's "Cult of the Phoenix" page added.

May 12, 2002: Spermatikos Logos (Pynchon) -- Music -- Two new entries: Radiohead uses Pynchon's alligator songs from V.; and Eric Blowtorch, a reggae artist who has put some of Pynchon's lyrics to music.

April 23, 2002: Film Review -- Mulholland Drive -- A review and explication of David Lynch's dreamy and often confusing film noir "open work."

April 17, 2002: Book Review -- Coming Soon!!! -- Blair Mahoney reviews John Barth's latest novel.

March 25, 2002: Bronze by Gold (Joyce Music) -- Pierre Boulez -- Répons added to his featured Joycean works; his biography has been expanded.

March 22, 2002: Apmonia (Beckett) -- Words and Music -- A review of Evergreen Review's newly-released 1987 Words and Music on CD.

March 20, 2002: Bronze by Gold (Joyce Music) -- Pierre Boulez --A new page added for this French composer/conductor, whose Third Piano Sonata was influenced by Joyce.

March 16, 2002: Bronze by Gold (Joyce Music) -- Luciano Berio --Luciano Berio's page updated, with new links and notes on Epifanie.

March 5, 2002: Macondo (García Márquez) -- Papers -- Elsa Cajiao Cuéllar's paper "La realidad como fundamento de la imaginación en La cándida Eréndira" places Eréndira in a cultural and geographical context. (Spanish)

February 27, 2002: Scriptorium -- John Barth Interview -- A brief interview with the author of Coming Soon!!!; conducted by Blair Mahoney.

February 26, 2002: Scriptorium -- John Hawkes -- Christopher Makosa's paper "The Passion Artist by John Hawkes: A Study of Structure and Themes" has been linked.

February 25, 2002: Scriptorium -- John Banville Page -- A new page added to the Scriptorium for Irish writer John Banville.

February 8, 2002: Garden of Forking Paths (Borges) -- Links -- A third Flash movie of "The Aleph!" Juan Herrara's interactive project uses Borges' story to explore a riot of sound and images.

January 29, 2002: Apmonia (Beckett) -- Reviews -- Joanne Klein takes a look at Joy Zinoman's controvesial, racially charged 1998 production of Godot.

January 22, 2002: The Brazen Head (Joyce) -- Communities -- A French Joyce group has been added.

January 18, 2002: Garden of Forking Paths (Borges) -- NYC Exhibit -- From December 5, 2001 to February 9, 2002, the Grolier Club will be exhibiting over 130 Borges-related items from the Helft Collection.


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