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Tuesday, February 21, 2023


 The censoring of Dahl is particularly insidious, because it will be invisible to readers of the new text. There is a certain meanness to his writing, and that's what gives it its particular flavor.  A sanitized version takes away some of that.  The company hired by the Dahl estate to advise them specializes in "inclusion." People doing evil often use nice words to describe what they are doing. Dahl's refusal to euphemize is one of the things that make him valuable in the first place.  

1 comment:

Leslie B. said...

Agree. It's an abomination