In Blecher’s book the word KNOWLEDGE appears in italics. And KNOWLEDGE is not achieved by reason, but by SENSATION. It is thought by means of the flesh. For Blecher, KNOWLEDGE is a trace left by the body.
–Herta Müller in the foreward of Max Belcher Adventure’s in Immediate Irreality, xv
like a man in the rain carrying a chandelier with crystal ornaments that sounded like a symphony of hand bells on his back while heavy drops of rain dripped down the shiny facets. It made me wonder what constitutes the gravity of the world.
–Andrei Corescu in the foreward of Max Belcher Adventure’s in Immediate Irreality, xv