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.)
Monday, July 4, 2016
All that criticism and high-toned theorizing turned out by Shakespeare and Kafka and Hemingway and Faulkner--why did they bother with their works? Dear God, all the lives wasted by taking the highroad when the low road was right there ....