Re: RARA-AVIS: The definition of classics

From: Michael Robison (
Date: 04 Nov 2007

Mario wrote:

Personally, if the author gives me a big lecture on what he intended, or on what his personal credo is, I tend not to believe a word of it. I like to read a book and draw my own conclusions about it, react to it, turn it over in my mind.

**************** So Dumbledorf isn't really gay?

One of the things I like about Cormac McCarthy is that he refuses to speak on the ambiguities in his novels. And like you, I like to let the text speak for itself.
 At heart you're just another redneck New Critic, Mario. Let's start a club.


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