Essay on “Waiting for the Barbarians”
Relative to confide harmony algebra – or, in your words, “how it is possible to climb to science in the artistic text” – you would be quite right if it had not been known and worthy precedents: some artists, beginning with Michelangelo, and then pl. . Others believed that to achieve perfection in the image of the human body can not be without going through the anatomical theater and the most intimate acquaintance with his regulars – with the corpses – or rather with the anatomy, studying the same “as in reality.” Pushkin to write a series of works in general had become encyclopedic historian and philosopher (about Lomonosov I generally keep quiet), there Tolstoy, Chekhov, Bulgakov the same well, and here you can add and add examples of this asceticism. In short, the truth, the artist must know the subject. Otherwise … it beforehand deprive his creation – necessarily sacrifice the most important means of expression, within the image, artistic truth. In this respect, creativity manifested honesty of the author to himself and to us. You’re right, as an artist, he (in his work) has every right to break any laws of objective reality (it is possible to write and about the devil and hell, and so on health – any fantasy permissible and privetsuyutsya), but only after as the author knows for (learned about them a lot, and, ideally, all that can be learned) about why he does it consciously, and not as a simple ignorant (which now – a dime a dozen) – for the “witty”. Say, about JM Lotman heard, I hope? What did he do all his life he had done? So he has something vosche tekstik: “The analysis of the poetic text.” BUT? How do you like this story? With science – algebra and … poetry. There is Introduction – my favorite piece of all Lotmna – read – there and about the science and about your specific relation to her and to her – is described very accurately! About such as you, such as Lotman, you know, is a long time and your picture – down to the smallest podrbnostey – so surprising … a truism simple – you have to know something, and to know well. But all that you have already written above said circle against you, so … yes, ridiculous. Funny and about the truth – arguments – shine! – the opening – no matter how turn the … Yes, as long as your point of view by “militant ignorance” is not much different, alas … That is now obtained from barbarism to Ferguson … Coetzee (almost three centuries), and the one we vparivaet his: barbarism supposedly noble. But maybe he just hunker?