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Quotation by Angela Carter
When Walser first put on his make-up, he looked in the mirror and did not recognise himself ... he experienced the freedom that lies behind the mask, within dissimulation.
Angela Carter (1940–1992), British postmodern novelist. repr. Penguin. Nights at the Circus, part 2, ch. 1, Chatto & Windus (1984).
The hero contemplates his face shortly after applying clown makeup.
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