The Sins of Disillusionment

My review of Gabriel Josipovici’s What Ever Happened to Modernism? is now available at 3:AM, where it appears to have generated a certain controversy (or at least the UK literary blogosphere equivalent of controversy).


One Response to “The Sins of Disillusionment”

  1. Richardr Says:

    “Yet there is a small but vocal group of neo-Leavisites out there, exclusively online writers (their writing is so tedious that no editor would commit it to print) who denigrate the establishment Victorian conventions of story, characterisation and coherence and have whittled world literature down to a single small canon: Kafka, Blanchot, Beckett, Bernhard.”

    That’s a horrifically unfair caricature; their canon occasionally deigns to include Proust as well….

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