Salman Rushdie

“Trapped inside a metaphor, I've often felt the need to re-describe it, to change the terms. This isn't so much a balloon, I've wanted to say, as a bubble within which I'm simultaneously exposed and sealed off.... depriving me of reality, reducing me to an abstraction....
[NY, Dec. 1991; Columbia Graduate School Of Journalism Speech]


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