Friday, March 02, 2007

We Need Story...

"The narrative impulse is always with us; we couldn't imagine ourselves through a day without it. ... We need myths to get by. We need story; otherwise the tremendous randomness of experience overwhelms us. Story is what penetrates."

~~Robert Coover, author


Blogger Jim Thompson said...

Through my check lane at Target, I sell dozens of gossip mags and novels each week--mostly to women--proving the public's need for myths. That also proves printed media are not about to give way to electronic entertainment. A great story will always have a market.

11:03 PM  

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