18 august 2015

Romanen som assimileringsmaskin

The novel does not vanquish its rivals. It incorporates them, like an amoeba — diminishing and neutralizing its competition by a strategy of inclusion. Many novels therefore contain a spectral double, another book trapped within their pages.

Ben Parker, «The Past Is Useless», anmeldelse av Karl Ove Knausgårds My Struggle Book Four i Los Angeles Review of Books.

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