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.)
Saturday, December 13, 2014
Hesse / Joyce
In the opening of Demian, Hesse writes:
"I have ceased to question stars and books; I have begun to listen to the teachings my blood whispers to me."
"We must write what's in our blood, not our brain."