lit oblivion


V.24 No.1 | 1/1/2015
From a 1927 edition illustrated by Frans De Geetere.

Lit Oblivion

Cruel Songs

Comte de Lautréamont’s Les Chants de Maldoror

A bizarre, profane classic of Surrealism is resurrected in Ian Wolff’s Lit Oblivion.
V.23 No.21 | 5/22/2014

Lit Oblivion

The gods are crazy in Amos Tutuola’s The Palm-Wine Drinkard

When Amos Tutuola’s The Palm-Wine Drinkard hit the Western literary scene in 1952, it must have seemed conjured from oblivion, totally alien and without precedent.