Re: RARA-AVIS: "Inherent Vice" and Other Pynchon novels

From: jacquesdebierue (
Date: 29 Aug 2009

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    --- In, mhall@... wrote:
    > > Can¹t imagine any of theses guys getting a Nobel Prize for Lit....I just
    > > don¹t think that the prize is designed for people like them...and there is
    > > a
    > > part of me that would either smile and/or sneer if they got it...
    > >
    > > Montois
    > Moot point anyway since the it was a year or so ago the head of the Nobel
    > prize Committee for literature caused an uproar by essentially saying
    > American writers don't understand the rest of the world anymore...

    I remember that incredible outburst. Literature isn't about understanding the whole world, it's, well, literature. The millions and millions of readers all over the world who buy American literature must not have heard that it's not for them!


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