With all due respect, as a bookseller I would amend Robert's remark:
<Give me a good durable journal to sit on the table and on the shelf AND COLLECT DUST over time.>
Exceptions survive in more meaningful ways in spite of format. CP
Robert Kibler wrote:
> So it IS an e-journal. I am sure they have their value too, but they flash in the pan. Give me a good durable journal to sit on the table and on the shelf over time. Thanks, Robert
> The person of excellence understands what is moral.
> The petty person understands what is profitable.
> "Analects" IV.16, Confucius
> Robert E. Kibler, Ph.D.
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tom White [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Monday, November 20, 2006 1:03 PM
> To: - Ezra Pound discussion list of the University of Maine; Robert Kibler
> Subject: Re: Looking for papers etc.
> Have to a little object to Professors Kibler's implication that an
> ejournal is not real. I fear it's realer than a paper one, because it
> at once comes under the omniverous maw of Google etc. and is
> retrievable at will all over the world, it appears without fee.
> Imagine how long it would have taken me, if all there were today were
> paper journals, to read (note: FREE) Peter Dale Scott's extraordinary
> history poem, "A Ballad of Drugs and 9/11." I just googled for
> "flashpoint Scott" and got 300,000 hits; Peter's poem in flashpoint
> was at the top of the first page. Woweee. Tom White
> On Nov 20, 2006, at 7:31 AM, Robert Kibler wrote:
>> Is this an e-journal or a real, paper copy one? Robert Kibler
>> "The man of excellence understands what is moral.
>> The petty man understands what is profitable."
>> Confucius, Analects
>> Robert E. Kibler Associate Professor of English and Humanities
>> Director, Northern Plains Writing Project
>> Minot State University 229 Hartnett Hall West
>> 500 University Avenue West
>> Minot, North Dakota 58707 701 858 3876
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>> From: - Ezra Pound discussion list of the University of Maine on
>> behalf of Alphaville
>> Sent: Sat 11/18/2006 11:20 PM
>> To: [log in to unmask]
>> Subject: Looking for papers etc.
>> FlashPoint Magazine is looking for papers, articles and essays for its
>> next issue due up/out in February.
>> Are stated goal is the furtherance of the modernist project as
>> represented by Pound, Joyce, Olson, Zukofsky, Tolson etc. You can
>> our first 8 issues through the URL above. There are no length or
>> restrictions. We publish everything from work in the spirit of
>> Blast to
>> your customary academic paper.
>> We don't pay. And we reject all offers of financial support. If
>> interested reply to this email address. Carlo Parcelli, FlashPoint