text/texture

text means ‘the wording of anything written’. It comes from the Latin texere, ‘to weave’ – from which we also get the word texture. One of my favourite books on the connection between writing stories and the creation of cloth is from the Sylph Editions Cahiers Series by Isabella Ducrot, Text on Textile, a meditation on fabric, myth, life and story: Whenever we say ‘to lose the thread of an argument’, or ‘to weave a story’, we imply that theRead more