Hand-Written Road Maps to Multi-Dimensional Space

István Berszán 1  and Philip Gross 2
  • 1 Babeș-Bolyai University, Department of Hungarian Literary Studies, Cluj-Napoca
  • 2 Glamorgan University/University of South Wales,

Abstract

In their article “Hand-Written Road Maps to Multi-Dimensional Space” István Berszán and Philip Gross investigate the heightened alertness of literary reading and writing in an interview with Gross, the prize-winning British poet and professor of creative writing. After the presentation of the interviewee Berszán ask him questions concerning the kinetic spaces of his literary practices. The itinerary follows issues like place, temporality of occurrences, attention, system and ecology, metaphor, time projection, gesture-resonance and collaboration. Gross seems to be as good a creative playmate during the discussion as he was for children, students, artists or readers who met him in a „collaborative space between”: his answers turn the questions both into hunter and quarry.

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