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The title of the essay, by the way, is from Beckett. Greetings, Venerable Hat! I think when she grows up, and finds a way to wriggle out of the spotlight, she might go on to write some extraordinary books. She certainly has what it takes: stamina, critical fierceness, imagination, and doubt.
Worthy sentiments, though, and very Britishly put. Hear hear!
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Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better. Excellent quote. But do you know which Beckett work it is from? In the British forces whites served with whites.
In Imperial forces e.
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The two main characters could not have met as they did. Teaches novels?
For instance you have critics who write good, sharp, mordant articles but who are tasteless as well as toothless? My wife got it as a present.
Since then it has remained untouched on the bookshelf. I get a subtext from that article that good writing is to be found in novels and other sources for it are not to be take seriously. I enjoy the writing of W. Richard Stevens or Kirk McKusick a good deal more than I do that of Hemingway; this particular judgement is very subjective, but not any more invalid than preferring one writer of novels to another.
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A drummer will always prefer a recording with a good drum solo to one without. Still, the hegemony of the novelists is distasteful. A strong expression of it is the Booker horse race in which the faintest whiff of experimental writing—Iain Sinclair, W.
Sebald, John Berger not to mention the real experimentalists—is grounds for disqualification. Only if he is the drummer. Worstward Ho It was a highly praised book, Hat.
White Teeth is the literary equivalent of a hyperactive, ginger-haired tap-dancing year-old. Did I mention that I love her critical instincts? Someone call the OED.
I meant a collection of people who are supposed to be funny.
Teju, that is unfair. Languagehat has the fewest curmudgeon commenters of anyone. I reserve the right to exclude myself from the non-curmudgeons. The book was indeed highly praised in Britain, and I brought a copy from England for a German friend who wanted it, hence my attempt to start it. Someone must like it a lot, though! Now get off my lawn, you damn kids!
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I read it a decade later and loved it. Go figure. And I note maliciously that Teju has become a novelist. Recent Posts Archaeon. Two Tidbits. Dee and Don.
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