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Chaucer called it spiritual manslaughter; Barthes and Benjamin deemed it dangerous linguistic nihilism But gossip long derided and dismissed by writers and intellectuals is far from frivolous In Idle Talk Deadly Talk Ana Rodrguez Navas reveals gossip to
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