Re: Joyce, Episode 82: Foot and Mouth and Modernism

jan 04, 2012

Re: Joyce, Episode 82: Foot and Mouth and Modernism

“Foot and mouth disease. Known as Koch’s preparation.
Serum and virus. Percentage of salted horses. Rinderpest.
Emperor’s horses at Murzsteg, lower Austria. Veterinary
surgeons. Mr Henry Blackwood Price. Courteous offer a
fair trial. Dictates of common sense. Allimportant
question. In every sense of the word take the bull by the
horns. Thanking you for the hospitality of your columns.”

A letter to the editor, deconstructed.

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