Digital content studies and the connective humanities
Saturday, 29 April 2017
Quotes 2017 #119
"Bayle brought to the darkening complexities of early nineteenth
century European life (Napoleon; imperialism; industrialisation; the
apparent consolidation of European society into the warring camps of
bourgeoisie and proletariat) the clarity and powers of analysis that he
had learned from largely seventeenth- and eighteenth-century models."
Andrew Brown, Stendhal.
Andrew Brown is undoubtedly one of the best literary critics of my
generation and le plus barthesien of any. His two small books, Stendhal
and Flaubert, are gems.