Uncreative Writing: It's Not Plagiarism. In the... →
mlarson: Summarizing some of Marjorie Perloff’s ideas on unoriginal genius: Today’s writer resembles more a programmer than a tortured genius, brilliantly conceptualizing, constructing, executing, and maintaining a writing machine. Also: For the past several years, I’ve taught a class at the University of Pennsylvania called “Uncreative Writing.” In it, students are penalized for showing...
A thief will be upset because he wil be hanged, not because he’s a thief.