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By Tom Tyler, Manuela Rossini, Manuela S. Rossini

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ISBN-13: 9789004168671

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Xenophanes of Colophon: Fragments. A Text and Translation with a Commentary. H. Lesher. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. Oxford English Dictionary. Oxford University Press. com/ (accessed 25 March 2008). CHAPTER TWO MAGIC IS AFOOT: HOOF MARKS, PAW PRINTS AND THE PROBLEM OF WRITING WILDLY Pamela Banting We were latecomers in a well-established process that had gone on for fifty million years. The four-legged carnivores and their prey had long since learned that an animal, watched long enough, gradually dissolved into signs.

13 Not only have Marty’s body, senses, mind, and memory been imprinted by specific places but over the years his canvas rucksack too has become a sort of palimpsest, scored outside and in by weather, river water, mice, squirrels, porcupines, bears, fresh elk liver, the blood of an injured friend, the angles of books, and his mandolin. The artifact has been marked and marred by the natural. The rucksack functions in the book as a sort of synecdoche for the author’s body, the marks representing his experiences.

For an illuminating discussion of chimps’ teaparties, see de Waal (2001, pp. 1–5). if h orses h ad h ands . . 17 make his acquaintance, by tapping his right forehoof an appropriate number of times, or by nodding or shaking his head to indicate yes and no. Amongst his many feats were the ability to pick out coloured cloths, to tell the time, solve complex mathematical equations, identify musical intervals and scores, read and spell (though admittedly in German only), and even answer questions about European politics (Pfungst 1965, pp.

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