Saturday, August 04, 2007

Me, me, me ...

... not really - not me myself anyway. In Reflections on our Times Michael Allen discussed the New Narcissism in relation to contemporary lit'ry - especially American - fiction. A good example would seem to be Elizabeth Dewberry Left Robert Olen Butler to Join Ted Turner's Collection.
Evidence that the phenomenon is not confined to these shores is provioded by Michael Holroyd in With thanks to my cat. (Hat tip, Vikram Johri.)

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