A notification from WordPress reminded me that this quixotic, Google-averse site turned 1 last month, with zero fanfare. The mission—which was cobbled together during last year’s Super Bowl between the Patriots and the Falcons—remains the same: to offer a forward operating base for supporters of… 602 more words
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They recalled the sad day the sun was darkened; but they did not remember the occasion as being the death of Julius Caesar (William Gaddis)
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His father seemed less than ever interested in what passed around him, once assured Wyatt’s illness was done. Except for the Sunday sermon, public activities in the town concerned him less than ever.
“But the controversy also raises questions about another issue that touches directly upon writing: this is the way in which literature is coming to be embedded within a wider culture of public spectacles and performances. 375 more words
“L’errato giudizio di una generazione è sempre fonte di sorpresa per la successiva.” Uguale stupore, suggerisce Steven Moore nel suo saggio “William Gaddis”, ci prende ora quando veniamo a conoscenza che “Le perizie”, opera prima di William Gaddis pubblicata nel 1955, fosse stata largamente ignorata per 20 anni fino alla pubblicazione, nel 1975, di “JR”. 5,408 more words