This Episode Never Ends

This being the 100th anniversary of the first American edition of "Huckleberry Finn," it is the perfect time to ask an essential question: Are you a Narrative or an Episodic personality?

-- Lee Siegel, The Wall Street Journal, August 3, 2009
Oh dear.

When last I paid attention, Lee "Sprezzatura" Siegel was making a hash of psychoanalytic terms. Now he is rewriting basic American literary history.

That or he's become a character out of Slaughterhouse Five, "unstuck in time."

Actually that sounds pretty good. If it is 1985, I am going to listen to Husker Du.
August 10, 2009 1:43 PM | | Comments (3)



For all that, Strawson's article "Against Narrativity" is worthwhile.

Ümlaüts! Don't you remember? Besides, Bob Mould's still kickin' ...

I'm saddened to think you've already forgotten my band, Mötlëy Ümläüt.

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