If (one module) was broken or cut, rather than tear it all apart and spend a lot of time on it, you can just grab a spare one and plug it in," Sullivan
Brokers do the same thing when they tour the space," Sullivan
said with a smile.
Instead of the "all about me" rhetoric, Sullivan
could have proposed shutting down AIDS organizations, firing those who lobby to keep the government from cutting money for the fight against the disease, and placing HIV medications in bars and bathhouses instead of condoms.
similarly extricates her characters from their imbrication within a seamless narrative, her work departs from Brecht's epic theater in a significant way.
Such an audience member, Sullivan
argues, might have seen in Heywood's If You Know Not Me Part Two less a sunny celebration of Gresham's patriotism, than a potentially ironic reflection on the massive financial costs of manufacturing and maintaining credit.
The second resolution stimulated by these two books is to take Sullivan
much more seriously as a serious, sensitive, intellectual architect working within a very particular social and political context.
I think one of the things they really learn," says Sullivan
, "is that a smile or a gentle touch and quiet visiting are very important parts of being a good nursing assistant.
deals with the wellsprings of human motivation and with grand ideological visions, she keeps her eye on the concrete realities of politics.
and Vaid are sometimes reviewed together, but Vaid has received fewer reviews--and nastier ones--in the more prestigious "mainstream" publications.
Readers who never felt tempted by either set of doctrines should remain patient, because brevity is a Sullivan
virtue, and he is soon off to other matters.
True liberalism, Sullivan
argues, would call simply for an end to state discrimination, specifically the bans on military service and marriage.