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Stories desires

Juan Muñoz, Twenty Years Later

Estrella de Diego 

Double Bind, 2001

“Why is the art of storytelling disappearing? This question had often occurred to me when, of an evening, I sat around a table with other guests and was bored.” Thus begins Walter Benjamin’s delicious text The Handkerchief, in which he recalls Captain O’s extraordinary tales… Benjamin was fascinated by how spending hours pacing back and forth on the stern had made him a great storyteller. “And I realized: anyone who has never been bored cannot be a storyteller”...[+]

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