Analogous to nervous cluelessness is something we might call “anxious gatekeeping.” This is desire to police the borders of poetry, or of...
Friday, February 28, 2014
March will be the exceptionalist month
... since that is the chapter that will be work on. Right now I am trying to track down a remark attributed to C.P. Snow that "all ancient traditions date from the second half of the 19th century." If you have the reference on hand please let me know.