Linguist1 - Feed http://quotationsbook.com/ Quotations Book Search <![CDATA[The postmodern reply to the modern consists of recognizing that the past, since it cannot really be destroyed, because its destruction leads to silence, must be revisited: but with irony, not innocently. I think of the postmodern attitude as that of a man who loves a very cultivated woman and knows he cannot say to her, I love you madly, because he knows that she knows (and that she knows that he knows) that these words have already been written by Barbara Cartland. Still, there is a solution. He can say, As Barbara Cartland would put it, I love you madly.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/26881/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/26881/ <![CDATA[I would define the poetic effect as the capacity that a text displays for continuing to generate different readings, without ever being completely consumed.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30701/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/30701/ <![CDATA[Nothing gives a fearful man more courage than another's fear.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/8698/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/8698/