Friday, August 8, 2014

Karl Ove Kausgaard - Essentialism,Fiction and Writing

What I was trying to do, and what all writers try to do - what on earth do I know? - was to combat fiction with fiction. What I ought to do was affirm what existed, affirm the state of things as they are. In other words revel in the world outside instead of searching for a way out...

from A Death In The Family(My Struggle 1)
Trans. Don Bartlett

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