Jake Levine

Sublime Necrophilia or Ceasing To Exist in Order to Be : On Translating Kim Kyung Ju’s I Am a Season that Does Not Exist in the World

Like the male dusky antechinus, an Australian marsupial, translation has an unusually long mating period. For 14 hours it fucks so vigorously that its stress hormones overload, causing its immune system to collapse. It performs the sexy death. A lethal transfer of life. Or is it a deathy sex?

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Roll Call

When you call my name When your lovely voice enters my ears I sigh and run. You kept talking to me Although my tongue was dry. I traded the dog we raised in the yard with the neighbor’s dog. I …

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