Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Latin palindrome alert

NYT on NYFF: The French writer, theorist and filmmaker Guy Debord’s 1978 film, “In girum imus nocte et consumimur igni” (a palindrome that translates to “We Spin Around the Night Consumed by the Fire”), will be featured as part of the annual Views From the Avant-Garde program.

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Blogger jane said...

I would like to note that you already blogged this Latin palindrome; you just didn't know it. See your own entry and the citation of the phrase "Being constructed letter by letter like a labyrinth" — which, as it happens, is Debord's, appearing in and referring to the title of In girum imus nocte et consumimur igni...

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