Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: morality & the unreliable narrator

Date: 26 Feb 2007


"He might not have liked hardboiled and noir, but I'm uncertain as to whether that disqualifies his opinion on the academic interpretation of literature."

There's a very wide gulf between Bloom's idea that nothing since the Greeks matters (well, maybe Shakespeare) and the pomos you so loathe. And a lot of theories in between are well represented on campuses. Plus, you're basing your conception of the current state of higher education on a 20 year old book.


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