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marquisedemerteuil's picture

The "Death of the author" is alive and well

Hey Megan (I'm the talkative one from the Swat van, I've just taken the name of a delightful French villain on this board, you probably remember me),

I'm in Prof. Grobstein's group, and it sounds like everything you talked about with Prof. Dalke is exactly what I disagree with in fiction and nonfiction. So I think you'd be interested in commenting on my refutation of Smith's article or at least in reading it. It's still under "recent blog posts" on the right and it's called "is Zadie Smith's 'fail better' a compelling way to view literature?" I'd love to get some feedback.


Marquise de Merteuil


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