I really enjoyed listening to T.J. Clark speak here about The Sight of Death, ten years after it was published. Of late, it’s a work that’s been particularly central to my thinking. 10 more words
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“An institutionalised counterculture condemns individuality as archaic and depreciates intellectual values, even in the universities.” Harold Bloom “The Anarchy of Influence”, 2011.
“Literature is always personal, always one man’s vision of the world, one man’s experience, and it can only be popular when men are ready to welcome the visions of others. 12,649 more words