Velimir Hlebnikov

Velimir Hlebnikov

a Russian poet and prose writer, the leading theorist of Futurism
A child playing with dolls may shed heartfelt tears when his bundle of rags and scraps becomes deathly ill and dies ... So we may come to an understanding of language as playing with dolls: in language, scraps of sound are used to make dolls and replace all the things in the world.More Velimir Hlebnikov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Scrape the surface of language, and you will behold interstellar space and the skin that encloses it.More Velimir Hlebnikov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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