June 21, 2020

Adam Zagajewski on poetry in an age of mass culture & popular pseudo-science ๐Ÿ”—๐Ÿ“š

The central issue for us is probably the question of whether the mystery at the heart of poetry (and of art in general) can be kept safe against the assaults of an omnipresent talkative and soulless journalism and an equally omnipresent popular scienceโ€”or pseudo-science.

~Adam Zagajewski, quoted by Cynthia Haven