History Quotes / DeathOfTheAuthor

8th Sep '16 2:39:16 PM MarkLungo
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-->-- '''The New Yorker critic Richard Brody about ''Film/TheBirthOfANation1915'', [[http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/movies/2013/02/birth-of-a-nation-revisited.html#ixzz2KWsfxWBh The Worst Thing About “Birth of a Nation” Is How Good It Is]]

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-->-- '''The New Yorker critic Richard Brody about ''Film/TheBirthOfANation1915'', [[http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/movies/2013/02/birth-of-a-nation-revisited.html#ixzz2KWsfxWBh The Worst Thing About “Birth of a Nation” Is How Good It Is]]
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8th Sep '16 2:38:19 PM MarkLungo
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->''"... What ''"Birth of a Nation"'' offers, [[PeriodPiece even more than a vision of history]], ''is a template for the vast, world-embracing capabilities of the cinema. [[BrokenAesop It provided extraordinarily powerful tools for its own refutation.]]'' [[ValuesDissonance The real crime was not]] [[Creator/DWGriffith Griffith]]’s, but the world’s:]] the fact that most viewers knew little about slavery and little about Reconstruction and little about Jim Crow and little about [[UsefulNotes/KuKluxKlan the Klan]], and were all too ready to swallow the very worst of the movie without question. [[ConfirmationBias They saw only what Griffith wanted to say but not what the movie showed]], and, [[AudienceReactions upon seeing what Griffith showed]], [[MisaimedFandom were ready to take up arms in anger.]]"''

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->''"... What ''"Birth of a Nation"'' offers, [[PeriodPiece even more than a vision of history]], ''is a template for the vast, world-embracing capabilities of the cinema. [[BrokenAesop It provided extraordinarily powerful tools for its own refutation.]]'' [[ValuesDissonance The real crime was not]] [[Creator/DWGriffith Griffith]]’s, but the world’s:]] world’s: the fact that most viewers knew little about slavery and little about Reconstruction and little about Jim Crow and little about [[UsefulNotes/KuKluxKlan the Klan]], and were all too ready to swallow the very worst of the movie without question. [[ConfirmationBias They saw only what Griffith wanted to say but not what the movie showed]], and, [[AudienceReactions upon seeing what Griffith showed]], [[MisaimedFandom were ready to take up arms in anger.]]"''
8th Sep '16 2:37:50 PM MarkLungo
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-->-- '''The New Yorker critic Richard Brody about ''Film/TheBirthOfANation1915''', [[http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/movies/2013/02/birth-of-a-nation-revisited.html#ixzz2KWsfxWBh The Worst Thing About “Birth of a Nation” Is How Good It Is]]

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-->-- '''The New Yorker critic Richard Brody about ''Film/TheBirthOfANation1915''', ''Film/TheBirthOfANation1915'', [[http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/movies/2013/02/birth-of-a-nation-revisited.html#ixzz2KWsfxWBh The Worst Thing About “Birth of a Nation” Is How Good It Is]]
8th Sep '16 2:37:19 PM MarkLungo
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->Books belong to their readers.

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->Books ->''"Books belong to their readers."''



->I think that many confuse '{{applicability}}' with 'allegory'; but the one resides in the freedom of the reader, and the other in the purposed domination of the author.

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->I ->''"I think that many confuse '{{applicability}}' with 'allegory'; but the one resides in the freedom of the reader, and the other in the purposed domination of the author."''



->... What '' "BirthOfANation" ''offers, [[PeriodPiece even more than a vision of history]], ''is a template for the vast, world-embracing capabilities of the cinema. [[BrokenAesop It provided extraordinarily powerful tools for its own refutation.]]'' [[ValuesDissonance The real crime was not Griffith’s, but the world’s:]] the fact that most viewers knew little about slavery and little about Reconstruction and little about Jim Crow and little about the Klan, and were all too ready to swallow the very worst of the movie without question. [[ConfirmationBias They saw only what Griffith wanted to say but not what the movie showed]], and, [[AudienceReactions upon seeing what Griffith showed]], [[MisaimedFandom were ready to take up arms in anger.]]
-->-- '''The New Yorker critic Richard Brody about BirthOfANation''', [[http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/movies/2013/02/birth-of-a-nation-revisited.html#ixzz2KWsfxWBh The Worst Thing About “Birth of a Nation” Is How Good It Is]]

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->... ->''"... What '' "BirthOfANation" ''offers, ''"Birth of a Nation"'' offers, [[PeriodPiece even more than a vision of history]], ''is a template for the vast, world-embracing capabilities of the cinema. [[BrokenAesop It provided extraordinarily powerful tools for its own refutation.]]'' [[ValuesDissonance The real crime was not Griffith’s, not]] [[Creator/DWGriffith Griffith]]’s, but the world’s:]] the fact that most viewers knew little about slavery and little about Reconstruction and little about Jim Crow and little about [[UsefulNotes/KuKluxKlan the Klan, Klan]], and were all too ready to swallow the very worst of the movie without question. [[ConfirmationBias They saw only what Griffith wanted to say but not what the movie showed]], and, [[AudienceReactions upon seeing what Griffith showed]], [[MisaimedFandom were ready to take up arms in anger.]]
]]"''
-->-- '''The New Yorker critic Richard Brody about BirthOfANation''', ''Film/TheBirthOfANation1915''', [[http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/movies/2013/02/birth-of-a-nation-revisited.html#ixzz2KWsfxWBh The Worst Thing About “Birth of a Nation” Is How Good It Is]]
4th Jun '16 6:23:41 PM gewunomox
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-->-- '''Michael Stipe''', '''{{REM}}'''

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-->-- '''Michael Stipe''', '''{{REM}}'''
'''Music/{{REM}}'''
26th May '16 6:24:27 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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-> Juan Oregon, a man from Alicante (Spain), 47, announced last Friday that he was terminating the process of writing his first novel, which he has been working at since last January. The novel he has written is "LightInAugust", the immortal work published in 1932 by American author WilliamFaulkner.

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-> Juan Oregon, a man from Alicante (Spain), 47, announced last Friday that he was terminating the process of writing his first novel, which he has been working at since last January. The novel he has written is "LightInAugust", the immortal work published in 1932 by American author WilliamFaulkner.Creator/WilliamFaulkner.
4th May '16 8:45:09 PM nombretomado
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-->-- '''DavidBowie''', [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=spb8bhuKDdQ/ in an interview on his concept album]] ''[[ConceptAlbum 1. Outside]]''

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-->-- '''DavidBowie''', '''Music/DavidBowie''', [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=spb8bhuKDdQ/ in an interview on his concept album]] ''[[ConceptAlbum 1. Outside]]''
15th Jan '16 7:16:45 AM Anddrix
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->Book! you lie there; the fact is, you books must know your places. You'll do to give us the bare words and facts, [[ViewersAreMorons but we come in to supply the thoughts.]]

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->Book! you lie there; the fact is, you books must know your places. You'll do to give us the bare words and facts, [[ViewersAreMorons but we come in to supply the thoughts.]]



->... What '' "BirthOfANation" ''offers, [[PeriodPiece even more than a vision of history]], ''is a template for the vast, world-embracing capabilities of the cinema. [[BrokenAesop It provided extraordinarily powerful tools for its own refutation.]]'' [[ValuesDissonance The real crime was not Griffith’s, but the world’s:]] the fact that most [[ViewersAreMorons viewers knew little about slavery and little about Reconstruction and little about Jim Crow and little about the Klan,]] and were all too ready to swallow the very worst of the movie without question. [[ConfirmationBias They saw only what Griffith wanted to say but not what the movie showed]], and, [[AudienceReactions upon seeing what Griffith showed]], [[MisaimedFandom were ready to take up arms in anger.]]

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->... What '' "BirthOfANation" ''offers, [[PeriodPiece even more than a vision of history]], ''is a template for the vast, world-embracing capabilities of the cinema. [[BrokenAesop It provided extraordinarily powerful tools for its own refutation.]]'' [[ValuesDissonance The real crime was not Griffith’s, but the world’s:]] the fact that most [[ViewersAreMorons viewers knew little about slavery and little about Reconstruction and little about Jim Crow and little about the Klan,]] Klan, and were all too ready to swallow the very worst of the movie without question. [[ConfirmationBias They saw only what Griffith wanted to say but not what the movie showed]], and, [[AudienceReactions upon seeing what Griffith showed]], [[MisaimedFandom were ready to take up arms in anger.]]
19th Nov '15 11:36:32 AM Gorank
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->-- '''Website/SfDebris''', discussing this trope in his [[http://sfdebris.com/videos/films/bladerunner.php review]] of ''Film/BladeRunner''

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\n->-- -->-- '''Website/SfDebris''', discussing this trope in his [[http://sfdebris.com/videos/films/bladerunner.php review]] of ''Film/BladeRunner''




->-- '''Peter Schickele''' on his early composing days at Swarthmore.

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\n->-- -->-- '''Peter Schickele''' on his early composing days at Swarthmore.



24th Oct '15 11:03:16 AM nombretomado
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-> "I would love to live in a world where ''Dancer Taking A Bow'' wasn't painted by [[NiceCharacterMeanActor a vicious anti-semite]], where ''Imagine'' wasn't written by [[JohnLennon an inveterate wife beater]], and where'' AnnieHall'' wasn't directed by [[WoodyAllen a monstrous child rapist!]]"

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-> "I would love to live in a world where ''Dancer Taking A Bow'' wasn't painted by [[NiceCharacterMeanActor a vicious anti-semite]], where ''Imagine'' wasn't written by [[JohnLennon [[Music/JohnLennon an inveterate wife beater]], and where'' AnnieHall'' wasn't directed by [[WoodyAllen a monstrous child rapist!]]"
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