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What is 'Mitchelmore watch' is that some kind of s...

2007-07-31T15:35:00.000+01:00

What is 'Mitchelmore watch' is that some kind of secret organisation?

Stupid comment, but no one could be an existentialist - it is a label that others place on you. As is surrealist and so on...

Will Large



"Flagging it up"? For heaven's sake ...

2007-07-28T20:13:00.000+01:00

"Flagging it up"? For heaven's sake ...



Anyone think that the one thing Sartre definitely ...

2007-07-27T09:41:00.000+01:00

Anyone think that the one thing Sartre definitely isn't is an existenitalist? The first thing he does with existence is impose an artificial mental construct or filter of "meaninglessness" upon it, thus ensuring he never encounters this naked existence.
Sorry that's fairly off-topic.



Bickerton has proved herself to be a fairly percep...

2007-07-27T07:32:00.000+01:00

Bickerton has proved herself to be a fairly perceptive reader in the past so I'm keen to read this piece: thanks for flagging it up Steve.

Certainly, reading Duras is a wonderful experience. She does seem to have a "timeless" quality which rises from an "existentialism" -- still a useful if problematic term -- which is very much her own and quite unlike the engagement of Sartre et al.