Here are some materials from my teaching career thus far, to give you an
idea of what my classes are like.
RHETORIC The art of making life less believable; the calculated use of
language, not to alarm but to do full harm to our busy minds and properly
dispose our listeners to a pain they have never dreamed of. The context of
what can be known establishes that love and indifference are forms of
language, but the wise addition of punctuation allows us to believe that there
are other harms -- the dash gives the reader a clear signal that they are
--Ben Marcus, The Age of Wire and String
This way to my
vita and other information about my background as a scholar.
This way to some of my writings.
A self-description, and links to some things I'm involved in.
People I know and admire.
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