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Wm Henry Morris

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Wm is working on gently painting genre into a corner.

What's worse, he is a fiction writer, literary critic/reviewer and editor, which means he's usually wearing the wrong hat for the task at hand.
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A passage from Blanchot’s Literature and the Right to Death

Blanchot’s work, especially the literary criticism, is difficult to understand and not wise to excerpt because each piece of the argument (often developed in long paragraphs) builds on the other, but even so, I found this particular passage interesting and worth sharing:


The reader makes the work; as he reads it, he creates it; he is its real author, he is the consciousness and the living substa

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Description: A science fiction short story inspired by The Postal Service album Give Up.
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