All Absence is in Play

“Remember Guardi’s talismanic gondola on the green lagoon: silence past silence, time ebbing, an incipient music which is also the bone-white shadow of the city on the far horizon. All absence is in play.”

-George Steiner, Grammars of Creation (p. 113)

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