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Friday, September 15, 2006

Ditch The Blogs...

...and turn to real life, writes Damion LeeNatalia, an Arizona U student, going on to quote Martin Amis: "We live in an age of mass loquacity. We are all writing it or at any rate talking it: the memoir, the apologia, the c.v., the cri de coeur. We are surrounded by special cases, by special pleadings, in an atmosphere of universal celebrity." All such articles that pick up on that "mass loquacity" quote, however, fail to point out the self-deprecating irony: Amis wrote those lines in the foreword to his own memoir, Experience.


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