Tuesday, February 26, 2008

mystery quotes...

found these quotes on a scrap of paper in my studio. probably written several years ago, but unfortunately i didn't notate the source...

"why do voices and noises seem to cause disturbances and even reopen wounds?" page 7

"and noise even has a bearing on the suffering of the mind." page 7

"on account of the gray weather of november when the bells scatter the dead ashes of the years into the air in a dust of sounds." page 3

if anyone recognizes them, please let me know where they are from.

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Blogger MS said...

hey I was just picking this up at the columbia library, georges rodenbach's dark novel of the dead city... "bruges-la-morte"...

8:13 AM  
Blogger sroden said...

hi, you are my absolute hero!!!!!!! i can't believe how old this piece of paper must be, i read that book ages and ages ago... thanks mucho mucho mucho!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

7:08 PM  
Blogger Annalise said...

hey do you know which edition you read?

8:29 AM  
Blogger sroden said...

hi analise. yes, it was published by wilfion books in 1986, and translated by philip mosely. i re-read it last summer and did a sound/visual installation related to all the sound and colors in the book, you can see some info here:

7:40 AM  

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