Quote for Today: Angela Carter

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Ramdas Padhye and his puppet Ardhavatrao
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He is the intermediary between us, his audience, the living, and they, the dolls, the undead, who cannot live at all and yet who mimic the living in every detail since, though they cannot speak or weep, still they project those signals of signification we instantly recognize as language.
―Angela Carter, The Loves of Lady Purple, from Wayward Girls and Wicked Women

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