Related Topics

Silence; Lectures and Writings - Part 6 Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 30 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Silence; Lectures and Writings.
This section contains 821 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Silence; Lectures and Writings Study Guide

"On Robert Rauschenberg, artist, and his Work" (1961) This essay is a commentary on, and analysis of, the work of painter Robert Rauschenberg who, according to the free-form language and structure of the essay, painted in the same way as composers of contemporary, experimental music composed—with an emphasis on the random, and the free.

"Lecture on Nothing" (1959) An introduction describes the calculated method by which the words of the lecture were printed on the original pages. As published, the lines of words are broken down into columns, with punctuation appearing in a separate column and small figures indicating transitions between sections. The lecture itself begins with commentary on how poetry "is the realization that we possess nothing," and continues with the statement that whatever we experience "since we do not possess it" is a delight but that its loss must not be feared. Through...

(read more from the Part 6 Summary)

This section contains 821 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Silence; Lectures and Writings Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Silence; Lectures and Writings from BookRags. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.