"Boredom is the desire for happiness left in its pure state." -Giacomo Leopardi "Something that would reduce or enhance the feeling of boredom." - "We're not bored." "We're not capable of it." -Maurice Blanchot
Wednesday, April 02, 2008
Lee Rourke's excellent Top Ten Books About Boredom (via RSB). No Blanchot (nor any Kierkegaard, nor Andy Warhol...) but Heidegger gets mentioned. Presumably the emphasis was on "about?"