Things are as they should be
posted Friday, 5 September 2008
From a discussion forum today:
> It is possible to be a powerful and influential writer without
> being a good one.
I think a powerful and influential writer is automatically a good one,
because his style (however 'off-the-wall') must thus self-evidently be
the ideal conduit for the power and influence of his writing, as
Things are as they should be. A symphony by Sibelius could have taken
many different turns to prevent it being the perfect familiar Sibelius
symphony that we already know, but self-evidently it didn't ...