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For so many years, I'd been deeply convinced that everything should go into the poem, that there should be no need for external divagations.
The Divagations section gives Schwerner an occasion to ask fundamental questions and to state fundamental premises (of the work and of human being).
While Schwerner asserts that "there is no nuclear self," in Divagations there is one, even if and as it is a self that recognizes the multiple and complex nature of selfhood.
Hence, my intense appreciation for the importance of Divagations in giving us another (more commonly individualized) location for the need and the activity of the text.
Divagations gives us an opportunity to feel and see and hear Schwerner in that cul-de-sac too.
Ribeiro is at his best when he is least interested in plot, for it is in the slack times, in digressions and in divagations, that his satirical wit and his masterful manipulations of language are turned to their best use.
Similarly, the "drawing" itself is anything but regular, clean-cut, geometric; instead it more or less continuously divagates as it goes, so that the viewer is invited, almost compelled, to pay those divagations just as much attention (even closer attention) as he or she does the overall configuration made by the "drawing" or, for that matter, the piece as a whole.
Ziryab's influence extended to the table; he introduced to Spain not only asparagus and "fried meatballs cooked with coriander" but also crystal goblets in place of "vulgar gold and silver" Irwin's lovingly detailed account of such tastemakers creates a vibrant context for his literary divagations and affords us a vivid and almost pungent sense of a vanished realm.
The handmade quality here is emphasized by the artist's reversal of the knit to its "wrong," or purled, side, revealing divagations in fiber tension that would be much less visible on the smooth, or "right," side of the knit.
I mean, I know what I think of Goldin's work; what interests me are my students' divagations.
But its embodiment was always entrusted to the eccentric immediacies of the hand, the insubordinate divagations of a line that had more than a little affinity with Surrealist automatism, as shown, for instance, in the studies that make up 20 Improvisations (for Chile 2), 1973-74.
Michael Tolkin's New Age is an ambitious film that occasionally seems to get oversaturated by its digressions, but what is remarkable about Tolkin's work is a restless and even tortured attention to the divagations of the soul in a spiritual desert.