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Re: Lighting Some Flames: Towards conlang artistry

From:John Cowan <jcowan@...>
Date:Tuesday, March 12, 2002, 15:35
Arnt Richard Johansen scripsit:

> Now, criticising an unfinished work of art is an entirely different matter > than criticising a finished work of art. If one were to write a critique > of an unfinished work of art, saying that this and that should have been > done different, one is in a sense interfering with the artist's right to > perform his art the way he or she sees fit.
IMHO there is no such thing as a "finished" work of art, merely works that their creators have ceased to work on. To the creator, there is always room for improvement, unless he/she is a Mozart. -- John Cowan <jcowan@...> I amar prestar aen, han mathon ne nen, han mathon ne chae, a han noston ne 'wilith. --Galadriel, _LOTR:FOTR_


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