Robert Musil

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Robert Musil

Comparativist, Male, from USA

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  • About

    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    USA
    Favorite Writers:
    Fiction/poetry: Orwell, Kafka, Eliot, Hesse, Douglas Adams, M. John Harrison; strangely, not Robert Musil (the real one). Non-fiction: Timothy Mitchell, Walter Benjamin, Orwell (again), Fanon.
    Favorite Books:
    Hard to keep track, but lately I've been on a sci-fi kick.
    Favorite Quotes:
    "Knowledge is elusive and volatile; it escapes measurement. That's why the conquering god of that era was Hermes, inventor of all trickery, god of crossroads and thieves. He was also the creator of writing, which is the art of evasion and dissimulation..."
    Are You Published?:
    No
    Still trying to finish The Man Without Qualities.

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    These pieces were composed with an obsessiveness whose basis was obscure to their author
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