meretal

what we call a writer | musing

In musing on 21 March 2011 at 12:30 am

Conversely, therefore, we may call a “writer” any sender whose “message” cannot be summarized: a condition which the writer shares with the madman, the compulsive talker, and the mathematician, but which it is precisely writing’s task to specify. (Roland Barthes)

Writing certainly is madness.

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