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Sunday, May 03, 2009

Waiting for Gollum

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Remember The Valve's claim that "High Modernism is SF" and, what's more, "Proust's Recherche ... whatever critics have said about it, is actually a time-travel story deeply indebted to Wells's Time Machine"?

Well, I had a good chuckle at the time, but now disturbing new evidence has emerged of Beckett's secret debt to the same author.

Über-Morlock

1 comment:

  1. Paul La Farge: "If it weren’t such an oversimplification, I would be tempted to say that The Kindly Ones is like The Lord of the Rings told from Gollum’s point of view."

    http://www.believermag.com/issues/200905/?read=article_lafarge

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