Barry Bonds is not only the future of athletics, but he's also emblematic of the future of poetry. More machine than man, chemically enhanced, Bonds is our first mainstream posthuman public figure. Bonds's milestone signifies an end to the humanist discourse; he is a martyr for the future.
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Kenneth Goldsmith; In Barry Bonds I See the Future of Poetry. boundary 2 1 August 2009; 36 (3): 121–122. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/01903659-2009-024
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