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And, in their rather wonderful way, they pieced together an autocritique of their impasse.
Postgraduate study has a propensity to breeds trolls; in the worst cases, the mode of nitpicking critique (and autocritique) required by academic training turns people into permanent trolls, trolls who troll themselves, who transform their inability to commit to any position into a virtue, a sign of their maturity (opposed, in their minds, to the allegedly infantile attachments of The Fan).
The depth and intensity of Fante's autocritique are missing from writer-director Robert Towne's sexy, sensual, romantic, nostalgic adaptation of the novel, a labor of love he's been trying to realize for years -- he discovered the book while researching Chinatown, his most famous script.
The autocritique ends in a practical admission of failure ...
To stop wringing its hands over poetry's lost popularity, that autocritique more stirring than any Maoist's.
The final victory over them is achieved by simply persisting in the pursuit of a project, refusing to allow yourself to be ensnared in the self-doubts and impotent autocritique that disables them and which they seek to transmit to you.