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Saturday, February 16, 2013

L'esprit de l'escalier

In a dissertation defense once, a student said her aim was to give voice to the indigenous poets that she was studying. I should have said, no, these poets already have a voice, your aim is to represent their voices to an academic audience, to show how they can be studied in that context. Still a worthy aim.

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