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Antipastoral Dialogue

© 2011 For the most part, we do. But some Cormac McCarthy scholars have thought similarly. Says who? It isn't, but the idea is the same. So what does "antipastoral" mean, anyway? Can you just make up literary rules like that? Is this about a philosophical God or what? Sure, it's not a quantitative field. Folks invent new genres everyday. Well, the term implicitly refers to an inversion of the traditional Fiddleblack, as a journal and imprint, is our way of proving it. Try looking up "aseity." It's a theological term. Prove it then. Write a thesis. agrarian pastoral. Ultimately, our simplest want is creative writing with a strong sense of place. What's that? So you can't pass through it? Huh? That makes sense. A long time ago it was popular to create art that romantically evoked the countryside. We usually do. Visit us at for more information. You should have just opened with Not explicitly. The land may be impassive or "impassible." that. Okay. Every time? Fiddleblack: Antipastoral Dialogue Some later writers found this to be It reacts in some way to the a little silly. The countryside can characters on its surface. still be a pretty dangerous place. So that's it, then? Antipastoralism is just the opposite of pastoralism? Not entirely. A big part of it is consideration of the environment as a greater entity. Like God, philosophically speaking? You're getting there. More like a sounding board for contextual narrative emotion. Does the environment feel and talk, then?

Antipastoral Dialogue

shared by fiddleblack on Jul 14
Antipastoralism makes up a tiny school of literary theory. A genre, even, that is the flagship love of this journal. Rather than only encouraging our exploratory readers to discover its fundamentals t...




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