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The Mountain of Signs
by Bonnie Huie
This digital edition contains the aphorisms and observations that comprise The Mountain of Signs (2003), an essay-film in the genre of works such as Chris Marker's Sans Soleil. Conceived as "an homage to the zuihitsu form" pioneered in classical Japanese literature by Sei Shōnagon and Kenkō, its melancholic, ephemeral prose traces the solitary reflections of a young woman ...more
Published January 18th 2010 by Minima Archiva Press
(first published 2003)
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Bonnie Huie is the translator of Qiu Miaojin's 1994 queer cult classic novel Notes of a Crocodile, forthcoming from New York Review Books.More about Bonnie Huie...
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“I made the best mistakes. It was not like the sun came up or I stopped crying or I had any more power within me. It was not like all those sensual metaphors of awakening that keep you chained to hope. I still go to bed at night and hate—and hate knowing that the world's a mirror.”More quotes…