More specifically concerning: elias canetti
30 September 2023, around 4.17.
‘The parallel reader. He has ten books open at once and reads one sentence in each, then the next sentence in the book beside it. What a scholar!’ —Elias Canetti (Notes from Hampstead, trans. John Hargraves, p. 68) ‘That poignant sensation which makes you take hold of a sentence as though it were a weapon’ […]