n+1 Magazine:Conviction (Issue 22)
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World-renowned novelist Mark Helprin bargains a ringing Jeffersonian safeguard of personal estate within the age of electronic tradition, with its degradation of notion and language, and collectivist bias opposed to the rights of person creators.
Mark Helprin expected that his 2007 long island instances op-ed piece in regards to the extension of the time period of copyright will be acquired quietly, if now not altogether ignored. inside every week, the thing had accrued 750,000 indignant reviews. He was once stunned by way of the breathtaking feel of entitlement established via the commenters, and appalled by way of the breadth, velocity, and illogic in their responses.
Helprin discovered how vastly assorted this new release is from these earlier than it. The inventive Commons circulation and the copyright abolitionists, just like the remainder of their new release, have been informed with a latest bias towards collaboration, which has led them to denigrate person efforts and in flip fueled their feel of entitlement to the end result of different people’s labors. extra vital, their egocentric wish to “stick it” to the grasping company pursuits who keep watch over the construction and distribution of highbrow estate undermines not only the potential for an autonomous literary tradition yet threatens the way forward for civilization itself.
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In its last chapter, Lina lies in bed, indulging in self-pity, yet at the same time submitting to her own murder by swallowing the poisoned draught Johnnie gives her: Lina ﬂung herself down among the pillows. Let him then! Quickly! If Johnnie could do that, Lina no longer wanted to live. She burst into a torrent of sobbing. No, it was impossible. Johnnie could not be going to kill her. Not Johnnie […]. At any moment Johnnie might come in—break the door down and kill her in her own bedroom: throw her out of the window on to the ﬂagstones below and say she had fallen—anything.
Women give in, but it’s a ﬂeeting pleasure; Once satisﬁed, it ceases to be. 14 Curiosity is coded as a feminine trait, one that has its ‘attractions’, not the least of which is the ‘pleasure’ it provides. The moral encapsulates a concise cost–beneﬁt analysis, pointing out that the high price for satisfying curiosity never compensates for the small dose of pleasure afforded by it. Restraint, constructed as the product of reason and logic, is consequently affiliated with the authority of the male narrator, who has marked its opposite as a supremely feminine trait.
L. Austin termed ‘performative language’ in his landmark work How To Do Things with Words. 19 Think of the Grimms’ Cinderella, who tells a tree to shake its leaves and produce silver and gold and—no sooner said than done— the dress is hers to wear to the ball. Or the Goose Girl, in the tale of that title, who invokes the winds, conjuring them to blow away the hat of the boy annoying her. Her words too are translated into action. Nearly all the fairy-tale transformations from man into beast derive from a curse, and, in many cases, wish-fulﬁlment requires only words rather than caps and wands.