Preface to a Twenty Volume Suicide Note
Lately, I've become accustomed to the way
For me Content is the important aspect of the two aspects of art, i.e. Form and Content. Mao put it thus, we should create an art that is “Artistically powerful and Politically Revolutionary”. It is also Mao who asks “For Whom” do you write? That is the important prescription for 'popularity' at least for the class you write for. But at the same time I am 'popular' with the class I have chosen to write for, I am intensely unpopular with the class that I attack (specifically or objectively), With that “For Whom” also describes the language I choose, a 'popular' language, a mass language..