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What does /lit/ have to say about Henry Darger and his book "In

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What does /lit/ have to say about Henry Darger and his book "In the Realms of the Unreal"?

Is there a particular abridged copy you would recommend?
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Sorry, not gonna read a book by a guy who thought that girls have penises.
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I can't seem to find a single published copy of In the Realms of the Unreal anywhere.
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>>7220118
It's not published, and from the excerpts that are floating around it doesn't seem that interesting anyway. The guy was just some mentally damaged idiot pleb LOL
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>>7220080
he was borderline retarded so it probly isn't worth the effort
then again Elliot Rodger was borderline retarded too but his book was a laugh riot and he was a pretty good critique of contemporary society
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>>7220231
>Elliot Rodger was borderline retarded too but his book was a laugh riot and he was a pretty good critique of contemporary society
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>>7220231
My Twisted World may be the ultimate expression of New Sincerity.
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>>7220080
The consensus is that it's significant for the art, not the prose. Unless you get access to it in the American Folk Art Museum I'm not aware of a way to read it.
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>>7221319
there's a book from John M. MacGregor, Henry Darger: In the Realms of the Unreal. anyone knows where to download it?
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>>7220614
yeah dude My Twisted World was fuckin rad, most authentic shit of a generation
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>>7221795
my twisted world was a hell of a lot better than that between the world and me by that coats guy
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