RARA-AVIS: The definition of classics

From: Michael Robison ( miker_zspider@yahoo.com)
Date: 04 Nov 2007

Allan Guthrie wrote:

I just read a couple of wonderful pieces of non-literature (that would be your preferred term, Miker?).

*************** And the majority of people become non-geniuses? I would call them books, stories, novels, or pieces.

But I have acceded to using the term "classics" for what I formerly called "literature." Now those that thought it slighting are free to include their favorite books in a treasured group that includes absolutely everything, no matter how crummy and awful.
 How liberating.


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