Saturday, September 16, 2017

Digging deeper …

… Essayism is ultimately about how literature can make a difference. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

What truly comes across in this book is that the essay may well be a sally against the subject, but what is tried, in the final reckoning, are the authors themselves. And, of course, found wanting, in both senses of the word. 
Dave sends along this also, by John Banville — Essayism review: Its own kind of self-made masterpiece.

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