Sunday, February 13, 2011


While reading, I came across a phrase that struck me so strongly that I actually exclaimed "Oh!" out loud: "Seeing Is Forgetting the Name of the Thing One Sees". "Yes," I thought, "that's what Proust is trying to do - to see things directly." Then I thought, "No, he's obsessed with names." As usual I'm confused by Proust.

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