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Literature is …

December 24, 2012

“…literature is ambiguity raised to the highest degree.
~ John Sutherland (p.8)

I hope I’m not removing too much context by snatching this phrase – I just liked it. (He goes on to explain: “The aim, at its noblest, is not to confuse, but to capture the irreducible complexity of things and of language.” (p.8))

Ref: John Sutherland (2010) 50 Literature ideas you really need to know. Bloomsbury: London

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