Lit. Crit. (was: Re: More than you ever wanted to know (was Re: answers from Diana))

Paul Andinach pandinac at tartarus.uwa.edu.au
Thu May 31 07:39:22 EDT 2001


On Wed, 30 May 2001 Philip.Belben at powertech.co.uk wrote:

> On the other other hand, when someone in my class - probably me -
> discovered that one of the options we could have taken was science
> fiction, Mr E---- said something like "It may be fun to read, but
> you wouldn't want to study it", a classic case of literary bias,
> though I didn't realise it at the time.

Or perhaps it was meant literally.

(One recalls many horror stories about books being ruined for life
under the dissection of English Lit. classes...)


Paul
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