Genre prejudice

deborah deborah at
Fri Jul 18 12:13:30 EDT 2003

On Thu, 17 Jul 2003, Ven wrote:
|Like others I not entirely sure how to defibne
|literary fiction. Everything that isn't genre?

I often use  "books published by Vintage".  ;)

|At opposite extremes we have walking on
|the tarmac paths of a tame park on a sunny day or
|walking up a sodding great mountain. The latter
|will almost certainly entail things that are not
|pleasant, patches of bad weather, steep and shaly
|bits, bits where you think you might just bypass
|the summit and take an easy way back down......
|but in the end it's worth it for the views.

Ooh, yes, that's a very apropos analogy.

"I assume that some great catastrophe has occured that would
require us to sit upon a weeping lady?"
	-- Loveday the butler, _Lady Dangerous_

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