Saturday, December 03, 2011

On being an editor

Deslauriers was about to realize his old dream: an editor's chair, in other words the ineffable joy of controlling other people, of carving up their articles, of commissioning copy and turning it down.
-- Flaubert, Sentimental Education, 2.3.

... "Ineffable" is carefully chosen there.

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