Kalliel (kalliel) wrote,
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"Can you imagine anyone today weeping over a character?"

This is a snippet from an interview Gertrude Stein gave in the 1940s, in which she expresses her concern over the character and the hearts of twentieth century readers and moviegoers. Before this she's talking about how people in the nineteenth century used to live and die by their characters--those in Dickens and George Eliot:

Screen shot 2014-02-26 at 3.30.05 PM

Ohhhh, Gertrude, bb, don't you fret. Fandom's got you covered now.

Bringin' crazy back in a big damn heroic way!
Tags: academia, i can't watch tv like a normal person, salt being a spirit deterrent
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