W. Kandinsky: "There are no 'musts' in art." T.S. Eliot: "There is no freedom in art." Dostoievski character, after the ancient Middle East epigram: "Everything is permitted."
(R-rated weblog. Since one has been advised there is no Literature anymore, or even literature, only writing, one proceeds on the premise that this weblog qualifies as not-meaningless, since it is, or appears to be, a form of "writing." Image: Banksy.)
Friday, February 10, 2017
Poet in the Academy III
Tennessee Williams at University of Iowa in 1938 on the benefits of a playwriting workshop with one's 'peers':
"Yes, I was horribly shocked, felt like going off the deep end. Feared that I might lose my mind."