April 09, 2009

The best part of Luc Sante's introduction to Felix Feneon's Novels in Three Lines is when he quotes Enzenberger--"In 1892 alone, there were registered in the United States 500 bombing attacks, and more than 1,000 in Europe."--and then Sante footnotes: "Note, by contrast, that during an eighteen-month period in 1970 and 1971, there were 4,330 bombings in the United States." p. xviii

And then on Feneon and Reznikoff: "they prove that there never was a golden age." p. xxxi

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