Saturday, November 19, 2005

Quote of the week

In response to a question regarding the impact of French theories on the study of the humanities in America:
That was the gift of the French. They gave Americans a language they did not need. It was like the Statue of Liberty. Nobody needs French theory.
From Questions for Jean Baudrillard in the Sunday NY Times Magazine, or Baudrillard’s application for American citizenship, part 4, or French Theorists do French Theorists, the musical…

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