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Can Hardly See for the Clarity – “Cultural Amnesia” – Clive James

October 2nd, 2011 · No Comments · Criticism, Culture, Prose, Writing

It is possible to be an admirer of Nabokov while still finding his alertness to cliché overactive, so that passages occur in which we can hardly see for the clarity: and with James Joyce it is more than possible.

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