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Tyranny of the discreet allusion

Posted by ESC on July 10, 2001

In Reply to: Tyranny of the discreet allusion posted by Donald Albert Hatch on July 09, 2001

: Does anyone know the phrase "Tyranny of the discreet"? Samuel Beckett uses it in an essay and JD Marshall uses it for the title of a book about history. I think that it might be related to antiquarianism. Help.
: DH

Sorry. I couldn't come up with anything.