Thursday Ouroboros — I will Kadare — Not Me
Dzyd Will draws our attention to this Polish poster for Fatal Attraction:
(Check out the Airplane 2 poster as well.)
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Our big-power cultural provincialism requires a corrective. “Great Albanian writer” may risk a reflexive yawn. But it’s tiny worlds that fill the large ones: Jane Austen’s village society, Mark Twain’s muddy Mississippi, Cervantes’s somnolent Mancha. For that matter, Dante’s hell is largely populated from the bloody quarrels of a few small city-states.
—Richard Eder on Ismail Kadare, NYT
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