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Whitman's Secret Staircase at Howth By DESMOND KON
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“Whitman's Secret Staircase at Howth” is the sixth and final outing under the JayJay Jouissance Series by Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé. The JayJay Jouissance Series is composed of... More > several conceptualist novellas, each taking on an image from an episode in Joyce’s Ulysses for its title. This installment takes its image from “Penelope”. For Jacques Lacan, “jouissance” is not mere “enjoyment”, but rather “painful pleasure”. JayJay is “the funny and lovable person in the room everyone can’t help but adore”. Its initialized form “JJ” means “Just Joking”. It is also a pseudonym for the modernist writer James Joyce. This book has its text written on texture, the visual or implied texture of one empty page after another. It is an invitation to fill in the blanks.< Less
Dress Shoes & Lemon Soap By DESMOND KON
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“Dress Shoes & Lemon Soap” is the fifth outing under the JayJay Jouissance Series by Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé. The JayJay Jouissance Series is composed of several... More > conceptualist novellas, each taking on an image from an episode in Joyce’s Ulysses for its title. This installment takes its image from “Lotus Eaters”. For Jacques Lacan, “jouissance” is not mere “enjoyment”, but rather “painful pleasure”. JayJay is “the funny and lovable person in the room everyone can’t help but adore”. Its initialized form “JJ” means “Just Joking”. It is also a pseudonym for the modernist writer James Joyce. This book has its text written on texture, the visual or implied texture of one empty page after another. It is an invitation to fill in the blanks.< Less
Gorgonzola Cheese Sandwich By DESMOND KON
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“Gorgonzola Cheese Sandwich” would have received stellar backcover praise were it not that so many great Joycean scholars the likes of Anthony Burgess, Ronald Symond and Hugh Kenner have... More > died, and are no longer around. This fourth outing under the JayJay Jouissance Series is a conceptualist novella by Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé. The JayJay Jouissance Series is composed of several conceptualist novellas, each taking on an image from an episode in Joyce’s Ulysses for its title. This installment takes its image from “Lestrygonians”. For Jacques Lacan, “jouissance” is not mere “enjoyment”, but rather “painful pleasure”. JayJay is “the funny and lovable person in the room everyone can’t help but adore”. Its initialized form “JJ” means “Just Joking”. It is also a pseudonym for the modernist writer James Joyce. This book has its text written on texture, the visual or implied texture of one empty page after another. It is an invitation to fill in the blanks.< Less
Madding Mission "Tibet Is A High-Altitude Feeling" Jotter Book By DESMOND KON
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“Tibet Is A High-Altitude Feeling” is a Madding Mission Jotter Book. Created by Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé, the Madding Mission Series encourages hypergraphia. It thinks Plath... More > writes awesome poems. Plath should have met Dickinson. Dylan Thomas too. Shelley. Poe. Lord Byron. Artaud and Baudelaire. Who can forget Hart Crane? Versus Eliot. John Berryman and Robert Lowell, who knew they joined these ranks? And of course, Celan. Whitman, whose “right hand points to landscapes of continents, and a plain public road…. Perhaps it is everywhere on water and on land.” Together they would write great things, Plath thinks out loud, to no one in particular. She has brought her pen to paper. There is madness in the method, and sometimes a little bit or a whole lot of genius too.< Less