A School for Fools with José Vergara

Episode 12 April 18, 2023 00:57:35
A School for Fools with José Vergara
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A School for Fools with José Vergara

Apr 18 2023 | 00:57:35

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Show Notes

Scholar José Vergara joins the show to talk about A School for Fools written by Sasha Sokolov and translated from Russian by Alexander Boguslawski. Enroll in a fabulous world where the dead are alive, language changes forms, minds split, and love flowers.

Read our guest's article on A School for Fools here and more about his work here.

References:
All Future Plunges to the Past
James Joyce
J. D. Salinger
Between Dog and Wolf
Astrophobia
Martina Napolitano
Stalingrad by Vasily Grossman
Vasily Aksyonov
Andrei Bitov
Nikolai Gogol
Alexander Pushkin
Mikhail Shishkin
Raul Ruiz
Sergei Rachmaninoff
Edgar Allan Poe
Ulysses
The Twilight Zone
Chuck-will's-widow
Ivan the fool

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