J. M. Coetzee quotes and sayings

There is nothing more inimical to writing than the... (J. M. Coetzee)

J. M. Coetzee



There is nothing more inimical to writing than the spirit of fundamentalism. Fundamentalism abhors the play of signs, the endlessness of writing. Fundamentalism means nothing more or less than going back to an origin and staying there. It stands for one founding book and, thereafter, no more books.

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