Analogous to nervous cluelessness is something we might call “anxious gatekeeping.” This is desire to police the borders of poetry, or of...
Wednesday, August 31, 2011
I haven't been working on my chapter for a few weeks, and I feel much less intelligent. I have fewer ideas for SMT and for Bemsha Swing too. I'm mostly working on my classes and drafting some departmental by-laws. Interesting stuff. But it's making me palpably dumber as we speak.