Kenny Wilson Blog Archive

Tag: literature

  • What Charles Dickens thought of elections in Northants and our great unsung literary heroes

    Northamptonshire is sadly not normally recognised for its literary connections. We have all heard of the brilliant Alan Moore, writer of V for … What Charles Dickens thought of elections in Northants and our great unsung literary heroes

  • The junky genius of Alexander Trocchi | Tony O’Neill | The Guardian

    The plotless beauty of his writing, and its fearless look at the emptiness of his own life, put ‘the Scottish Beat’ on a par with Kafka and Camus. My scow is tied up in Flushing, NY, alongside the landing stage of the Mac Asphalt and Construction Corporation. It is now just after five in the…

  • My Own Mag | RealityStudio

    Cut-Up, European Avant Garde, Jeff Nuttall, Little Magazine, Mimeo, My Own Mag, William Burroughs Reports from the Bibliographic Bunker Jed Birmingham on William S. Burroughs Collecting In the introduction to the bibliography of his work prepared by Joe Maynard and Barry Miles, William Burroughs spoke about how the “little mags” were a lifeline for him at a time when he had…

  • ‘Yellowism’ Explained!

    I found this blog when looking for images of Duchamp and decided to copy and post it here. It links to my ‘Vandalising Rothko’ piece and at the time I had no idea what Yellowism was! I found it very interesting so I reposted it in full. It is clear that Vladimir Umanets was very…

  • Reflections on Coventry Cathedral: a poem by Kenny Wilson

    childhood memories of times gone by sitting outside the ruins gazing in looking at the destruction and then the phoenix rising the coloured glass the broken stones the tower still standing like some kind of miracle growth how did that happen? we learnt more that day than i ever realised sitting on the grass with…

  • Albert Camus Quote

    “In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.” ― Albert Camus