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What is also needed is sustained comparative analysis of its pre-conditions, aims, leadership, organisation and impact, as well as examination of the light the uprising throws upon the social, religious and political attitudes of the time.
Their shapes accelerate and blur Into an outline of my life, into this specious Present I can find no words for, whose Extent is recollection and the patterns that it Throws upon the firmament of widely scattered stars, On the inscrutable dark matter at its core.
The collection is very important for the light it throws upon Huelsenbeck's journeys as a ship's doctor and/or journalist to the Far East, Africa, the Soviet Union, China, North America and the West Indies between 1924 and 1931.

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