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Response to David Zephyr (Reply #13)

Sat Aug 4, 2012, 01:45 PM

14. agreed on the class angle; but i'd say capote's attitude toward the social register was ambivalent;

 

he spent most of his life after 'blood' as a courtier to the social register (& also a drug addict, just like burroughs). and imo, his success killed his writing. i think his non-productivity was part of the impetus for printing tittle-tattle about the social register.

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