A new meme:
1. Grab the nearest book.
2. Open it to page 161.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the text of the sentence along with these instructions.
5. Don’t search around and look for the coolest book you can find. Do what’s actually next to you.
“Oedipus’ unmaking and remaking, his central experience between Thebes and Athens, now allies him with the powers of the ever-springing olive.”
The book is a collection of essays, edited by Louise Cowan, called The Tragic Abyss.