How to Kill the Ironist
Jeremy Lee Brunger
Orwell said in his day it was more daring to believe in God than it was to not. The atheist had friends beyond the foxhole.Give it twenty years and the West will lose its confounded irony. It needs a good plague to take the edge off its reading public.Something serious instead of play-serious— more than mimesis or chatter thereof and black eyeglasses. among writers, odd them It is taboo to mention that once upon a time literature was dear. It is time to install in letters a solemnity it lost. It is high time to slip into its skin and hoist it up with a new skeleton. We must fatten it, then give it tone.