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I wrote a contrafactum to rhythm changes today. Or I should say that one just occurred to the fingers of my right hand as I was playing, aft...

Saturday, March 2, 2013

Erratic

On the first place of my book on Lorca I wanted to suggest that the bibliography on Lorca was rather uneven, with much of it being downright bad. The word I came up with, which I meant to be a translation of the Spanish adjective "accidentado," was "erratic." I am still proud of having found the right word for this.

2 comments:

Vance Maverick said...

"Bibliography" being synecdoche for "literature"?

Jonathan said...

More of a metonymy: container for the thing contained.