Reading Markson Reading
April 20, 2012 6:53 AM   Subscribe

Reading Markson Reading: ‘Exploring the mind, method and masterpieces of David Markson through the marginalia found on the pages of the books in his personal library.’ (previously: 1, 2)
posted by misteraitch (4 comments total) 24 users marked this as a favorite
This is a great way to do this kind of scholarship. Makes me wish I had a big stack of famously annotated books within reach.
posted by LucretiusJones at 7:23 AM on April 20, 2012

Great stuff. Thanks for the post.
posted by hydatius at 8:33 AM on April 20, 2012

Markson's obit thread on the blue (the "previously 2" link) was what got me to finally pony up my five bucks and join Metafilter. It was a sad thing to see his book collection divvied up post mortem, so I'm thrilled to get a chance to at least peek at some of the marginalia. I'll dive into this tumblr just as soon as I finish reading Vanishing Point for the billionth time.

Fantastic post, misteraitch.
posted by Chichibio at 8:47 AM on April 20, 2012

Thanks, this is great. Nothing is accidental or insignificant in Ulysses.
posted by OmieWise at 3:29 PM on April 20, 2012

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