Tuesday, May 8, 2012

On Being an Immediate Success


The artist [of our present Weltanschauung] no longer has any assurance, when he makes something, that even the next generation will find it enjoyable or comprehensible.

He cannot [therefore] help desiring an immediate success, with all the danger to his integrity which that implies.

-- W.H. Auden

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