Rhythm, Rhymes, and Pleasure: Mesostics on Ciaran Carson's The Star Factory

Martin Dowling

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Abstract

A set of 138 "mesostics" from Ciaran Carson's novel "The Star Factory" poems derived from the chance determination procedure devised by John Cage and set out in the score of his "Roaratorio: An Irish Circus on Finnegan's Wake," a musical realisation of James Joyce's novel 'Finnegan's Wake." The publication forms part of a portfolio on the project "Owenvarragh: A belfast Circus on The Star Factory", published in the special John Cage issue of this journal.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages73
JournalThe Journal of Black Mountain College Studies
Volume4
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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