Wednesday 31 October 2012

Threads of guilt and anger


‘Cassandra is most at risk, not when the wrath of the Trojans threatens her life, but when all the threads that link her with them, including the threads of anger, have snapped and a new net has not yet been knotted by her own guilt.'

Wolf, Christa, 1984.  Conditions of a narrative. in Wolf, Christa, 1984. Cassandra: a novel and four essays.  Translated from the German by Jan van Heurck. London: Virago

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