“Torsions” / Memorable Fancies #1019

[seeing a film of one’s own life: “What torsions of the ego ... result from such mirroring?” – George Steiner]      They made a documentary of my life. Not a big Hollywood production, just a simple, low-budget educational thing for classrooms: my childhood, my indifferent schooling, years of obscurely toiling in physics labs – and then my one great discovery, the overwhelming thing.      There was a concluding filmed interview. Afterward, the director said I was very modest, a wonderful … [Read more...]