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But at its worst an inaccuracy can rewrite history and may be seriously offensive. The crucial factor for writers – the thing that decides whether it is important or not – is the context in which the inaccuracy takes place. This chapter asks: What are the writer’s responsibilities when it comes to matters of fact? Sir, In your otherwise beautiful poem (The Vision of Sin) there is a verse which reads: Every moment dies a man, Every moment one is born. Obviously, this cannot be true and I suggest that in the next edition you have it read: Every moment dies a man, Every moment 1 1/16 is born.

Saving Private Ryan (1998) is probably the most grimly realistic war film ever made, yet it upset D-Day veterans because, with a few slighting words, it dismissed the struggles of the British, Canadian and Polish Armies to win a strategic advantage for US forces. The implication of the film is that the US was the only real Allied presence in Normandy. The film set incredibly high standards of realization and effects. But that realism is itself a problem. The film follows a squad of Rangers who land on Omaha Beach and three days later are sent inland to search for Private Ryan.

But for writers, tradition and the established canon are seen in different ways. They might seem to offer the material for a productive and practical study of modes of writing to be superseded, argued with or improved upon, or in a more negative sense, they might seem to be the cause of an overwhelming sense of inadequacy and a crippling self-consciousness. But a writer’s relationship with the past is not the same as an academic’s relationship with the past. As the poet Adrienne Rich wrote: ‘We need to know the writing of the past, and know it differently than we have ever known it; not to pass on a tradition but to break its hold over us’ (Rich 1995: 465).

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