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For him, music contravenes the demiurgical claim Kramer believes Hans-Georg Gadamer voiced when he said that "Language is not just one of man's possessions in the world, but on it depends the fact that man has a world at all" (p.
By mixing Sewell's rhetoric in the very medium from which Bromfield derives his pleasure and Lapham makes his fortune, Howells implicates Sewell in the production of a collective reality, rather than privileging him as a demiurgical agent through whom the correct vision of reality is clearly and definitively represented.
But to fans initiated inte the Wagnerian miasma, the experience is a kind of flirtation with madness both demiurgical and divine.