Galáxias

Reading about Haroldo de Campos’s Galáxias

REFIGURING THE POUNDIAN IDEOGRAM: FROM BLANCO/BRANCO TO THE GALÁXIAS, Marjorie Perloff

heavy compounding
portmanteau words
elaborate phrasing
repetition
unpunctuated
no full stops, no complete sentences
multilingualism
the fantastic and bizarre
collage cut
obsessive verbal and sound repetition
(rhyme, alliteration, assonance, and anaphora)
visual patterns
“the deflationary introduction of urine at the end of the line”

Galáxias

happily

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