The Novel and the Capacity to Listen
How Novelists Improve Capacities for Observation and Description (Vol. 2; Issue 18)
Stupefied and exhausted from last week’s stumbling explanation of Heidegger’s care structure, I found much-needed relief, unexpectedly, in a paragraph in Saul Bellow’s (1953) Adventures of Augie March. It reminded me of the importance fiction plays in our efforts to understand one another. Whether an individual listening to a best friend’s struggle, or …
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