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1.3.1 Sentences on Three-Dimensional Literature

 

  1. A work of Three-Dimensional Literature is three-dimensional;
  2. A work of Three-Dimensional Literature is Literature;
  3. A work of Three-Dimensional Literature is Art;
  4. A work of Three-Dimensional Literature is "written" by arranging and juxtaposing objects in space with or without the addition of linguistic signifiers;
  5. A work of Three-Dimensional Literature can be produced or received linearly;
  6. A work of Three-Dimensional Literature can be produced or received simultaneously in excerpts, but not in full;
  7. Simultaneity can be literary;
  8. If a work of Three-Dimensional Literature uses the linguistic medium — words and phrases — in conjunction with objects and space, their primary relationship is not illustrative in either direction;
  9. A work of Three-Dimensional Literature can be connected to linguistic "words and phrases" in their essence only;
  10. A work of Three-Dimensional Literature always begs the receiver to "get back to the things themselves" as a means to challenge any interpretation or function that attempts to reduce or limit it;
  11. Thematic and rhematic invention are included in a work of Three-Dimensional Literature;
  12. A work of Three-Dimensional Literature is always "new";
  13. A work of Three-Dimensional Literature exists allographically and as an ideality, transcendent of its physical or immanent manifestation such that ownership of the Art is not possible, only ownership of a particular unique manifestation of it is;
  14. As such, a work of Three-Dimensional Literature can be executed in different places and times by different persons executing it, just as a performer might read from Finnegans Wake or stage a production of Waiting for Godot;
  15. The physical manifestation of a work of Three-Dimensional Literature is connected in a direct and inseparable way to its ideality;
  16. A work of Three-Dimensional Literature can be a language or a sign system;
  17. A work of Three-Dimensional Literature can be reflective: representational, narrative, signifying, thematic, metaphorical, fictional, non-fictional, poetic, analytical, historical, documentary, etc.;
  18. A work of Three-Dimensional Literature can deny its use as a language or a sign system;
  19. A work of Three-Dimensional Literature can be reflexive: abstract, non-representational, non-signifying, itself, etc.;
  20. A work of Three-Dimensional Literature is as motivated by the "misses" of semiosis as it is by the "hits";
  21. A work of Three-Dimensional Literature explores the Semiotics of Semiosis;
  22. A work of Three-Dimensional Literature invents its own signs, codes, and functions;
  23. A work of Three-Dimensional Literature is open to an infinite number of interpretations, but it is not open to every interpretation;
  24. A work of Three-Dimensional Literature sets its own limits of interpretation which are the receiver's role to understand;
  25. A work of Three-Dimensional Literature can be appreciated, liked, disliked, felt, experienced, contemplated, functional, understood, perceived, interpreted, etc. according to its displayed intention;
  26. A work of Three-Dimensional Literature demands that it be experienced or circumnavigated one time through before being reduced by a hasty appreciation or interpretation;
  27. The aim of a work of Three-Dimensional Literature is Knowing;
  28. A work of Three-Dimensional Literature demands that it be understood, regardless of whether this is possible or not;
  29. A work of Three-Dimensional Literature can be a work of Art today and a work of Entertainment tomorrow, and vice versa, as it can also be a work of Art for one person at the same time as it is a work of Entertainment for another;
  30. A work of Three-Dimensional Literature cannot be ontologically, aesthetically, or epistemologically defined, it can only be subjectively and relatively determined to function as a work of Three-Dimensional Literature;
  31. A work of Three-Dimensional Literature has no essentialist security or stability, its candidacy as a work of Literature or Art is always of a conditional nature;
  32. A work of Three-Dimensional Literature is always a contribution and a movement in the direction towards defining itself;
  33. A work of Three-Dimensional Literature makes demands independent of any demands made for it;
  34. The definition of Three-Dimensional Literature relies on practice;
  35. Three-Dimensional Literature cannot be defined theoretically by means of a two-dimensional, linguistically signifying, ideality such as this essay;
  36. This essay is not a work of Three-Dimensional Literature.

 

 

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