A Time for the Humanities: Futurity and the Limits of Autonomy

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CHAPTER 10
Parapoetics and the Architectural Leap

Steve McCaffery

This essay is divided into three uneven sections. The opening two are short. The first offers a “soft,” manifesto-like exposition of parapoetics; the second discusses a related matter: the paralogicality of the frame. The final section comprises a part mapping of and a few suggestions toward areas of potential parapoetic investigation. Judged on the normative criteria for academic papers, it is premature, partial at best, and thoroughly inconclusive. Seen as an attempt to realize a parapoetic intervention, it will be judged to be an utterly abortive attempt—and quite correctly so. However, as the speculative and tentative tenor of the first part indicates, the third part is a probe into uncertainties and unknowns. Notably absent is any lengthy discussion of the important architectural contributions of the Situationists. That discussion can be found elsewhere.1


Parapoetics

Foucault reminds us that epistemic rupture, in radical breaks within powerknowledge machines, precipitates “endings.” By contrast, the Deleuzean dynamic of “becoming” offers a kinetic, projective model. Becomings inflect trajectories and the geographic, offering “orientations, directions, entries

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