(urth) Long Review Essay on Wizard Knight

Michael Straight mfstraight at gmail.com
Fri Sep 28 10:29:41 PDT 2007

On 9/27/07, Matthew King <automatthew at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Wolfe's disbelief in the third person voice provides the constraints
> >> within which his genius flows.
> >
> > I can't think of a better way to summarize the key worthwhile insight
> > of postmodernism.  There is no such thing as a third person
> > perspective.
> Have any of the po-mos written about the evolution of the idea of the
> third person?

I don't know.  It seems pretty ancient.  The first few chapters of
Genesis are basically third-person omniscient.  And I can't help
thinking that we'd have been spared a lot of headache if they weren't.


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