A discussion on Binary perceptions of difference in historical texts and personal history
Personally, I did not find binaries helpful, the binaries of ‘black’ and ‘white’, and ‘male’ and ‘female’ seem to me to be tools of segregation.
There is nothing fast about writing.
time moves forward, doesn’t it?
I was reminded today, as I read for my MA in creative writing, that I used to distrust that sentence, ‘A story must have a beginning, a middle and an end’ repeated to me by my English teacher.
On Friday evening, I listened to the end of A Point of View; Will Self pontificating about the pointlessness of theory and its uses in the humanities, and the pointlessness of academic interrogation, culminating in his usual polemic stance, which is currently anti-humanties; he literally rubbished them; this is ironic, since virtually everybody is writing;Continue reading “Finished Essay – The Age of the Imagination? Past and Future Dissolved? Post truth Truth; Should I be incensed? Or is this a case of “a little knowledge being a dangerous thing”? – partly a response to Will Self’s deriding humanities on A Point of View @radio4 #humanities #theory – work in progress #Mental Health”
Creativity cannot be contained, constricted, reduced to contain only itself. The very existence of structuralism undermines this idea.