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The Catholic Tradition Podcast: 122 – Minor Indignities


Jan 12, 2022

T.C. Merrill’s debut novel, Minor Indignities, is an
evocative portrayal of the vainness of undergraduate life at an Ivy
League college. Its protagonist, a freshman consumed with what
others consider him intellectually, socially and sexually, solely
makes a idiot of himself the extra he strains to impress. The novel
in the end turns into a richness of embarrassments whose closing
disaster illustrates the saying of St. Bernard: “Humiliation is
the way in which to humility.”

Merrill joins the present to speak about his novel, his essay “The
State of affairs of the Catholic Novelist”, Waugh’s Brideshead
, how a fiction author ought to strategy depicting
sexuality, the relation between artwork and emotion, and René

Watch interview on YouTube: https://youtu.be/xH1Fm6C9i7E


Minor Indignities

“The State of affairs of the Catholic Novelist”
https://www.wisebloodbooks.com/retailer/p116/The-State of affairs-of-the-Catholic-Novelist.html

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