May 13, 2012

Strength and Disability

He appears to embrace Edmund Wilson’s argument in “The Wound and the Bow” that “superior strength” is “inseparable from disability” and disaster of various kinds.

A review of Lives of the Novelists contains this gem, which should launch me on a study of Wilson. I firmly believe and I’ve been amazed that I think a stroke has actually made me stronger in many ways because I’ve worked harder and more seriously at relearning how to do things.