Thursday, August 16, 2007

In that post about Stardust

Where I was bitching about adolescent hero fantasies?

This is the sort of shit I was thinking about.

I was thinking of this whole chunk of hero narrative psychology I like to bitch about in terms of the shift for which Byron's transition from romantic to ironic is sort of emblematic

But then I'm like--Tristran the shop boy or Manfred the idealist?

They're not in the same league motherfuckers. They're just fucking not.

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