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ROLL CALL

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Dederer, C. (2023). ROLL CALL. In Dederer, C. Monsters: A Fan's Dilemma. Knopf, pp. 14-39

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But hold up for a minute: who is this “we” that’s always turning up in critical writing? We is an escape hatch. We is cheap. We is a way of simultaneously sloughing off personal responsibility and taking on the mantle of easy authority. It’s the voice of the middlebrow male critic, the one who truly believes he knows how everyone else should think. We is corrupt. We is make-believe. The real question is this: can I love the art but hate the artist? Can you? When I say “we,” I mean I. I mean you.

—p.18 by Claire Dederer 5 months, 2 weeks ago

But hold up for a minute: who is this “we” that’s always turning up in critical writing? We is an escape hatch. We is cheap. We is a way of simultaneously sloughing off personal responsibility and taking on the mantle of easy authority. It’s the voice of the middlebrow male critic, the one who truly believes he knows how everyone else should think. We is corrupt. We is make-believe. The real question is this: can I love the art but hate the artist? Can you? When I say “we,” I mean I. I mean you.

—p.18 by Claire Dederer 5 months, 2 weeks ago

(German for worldview) a particular philosophy or view of life; the worldview of an individual or group

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it’s Annie’s nonsensical, almost nonverbal weltanschauung that lifts the movie into flight

—p.21 by Claire Dederer
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5 months, 2 weeks ago

it’s Annie’s nonsensical, almost nonverbal weltanschauung that lifts the movie into flight

—p.21 by Claire Dederer
notable
5 months, 2 weeks ago