The spoilers Antau’s talking about there, before he was rudely interrupted, comes from Marx by way of Engels by way of Hegel: “[A]ll great world-historic facts and personages appear, so to speak, twice […] the first time as tragedy, the second time as farce.”
Antau finally stars in a full-fledged narrative, a bittersweet postmodern tale of personal branding and self-promotion running aground on the Hegelian Weltgeist. We laugh, we lose, we never learn. 15 pages.
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