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Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Quote of the Day (Dawn Powell, Defining Satire, Romanticism and Realism)
“Satire is people as they are; romanticism, people
as they would like to be; realism, people as they seem with their insides left
novelist Dawn Powell (1896-1965), The Diaries of Dawn Powell: 1931-1965,
edited by Tim Page (1998)
I'm a librarian (no, NOT a "cybrarian" or "information scientist" or any of the other trendy terms the profession has come up with), as well as a freelance writer/researcher; my political leanings are contrarian, much to the dismay of friends on the left and right, and so I will give anyone looking for my vote exactly what they deserve -- the back of my hand