All entries for Thursday 28 October 2004
October 28, 2004
So, I guess I fall under that smug category of an arts student with a reading week.. so as the week commences I guess I should announce my good intentions to use it to (wait for it…) read…
We had a seminar on Tristram Shandy today .. Quite bizarre cause opinion was pretty divided on it. Some lost their interest in it as the text failed to build up a plot (!) but then others seemed to genuinely like it. I found the narrator sooo annoying at the beginning, but (as Sterne claims) the intensity and indeed, intimacy, increases as the plot continues I found myself laughing along with him etc..
Anyway, just got back from Earlsdon, from having a looovely dinner w/ Sarah (incl. jelly & icecream – who said it was a kids dessert..?) and its blatantly way too late to be thinking about Sterne!!