Colm Tóibín: how I killed my mother | Books | The Guardian

by peterjukes

This idea of the death of the father, and the father’s failure, as a sort of liberation is considered by Richard Ellmann in his book Yeats: The Man and the Masks. He quotes Ivan Karamazov – “Who doesn’t desire his father’s death?”

via Colm Tóibín: how I killed my mother | Books | The Guardian.

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