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.)
Wednesday, October 17, 2007
Mea Maxima Culpa
Actually there were three errors in my Arnold quote from memory. The correct version is:
"And we are here as on a darkling plain, Swept with confused alarms of struggle and flight, Where ignorant armies clash by night."