Enduring vs Enjoying

Robyn Starkey rohina at shaw.ca
Fri Jan 21 13:18:19 EST 2005


>Well, I've been reading the British, because I only have so much time and
>feel as though I am more familiar with the American to begin with, but
>judging from the online ToC:
>
>http://www.wwnorton.com/college/titles/english/naal6/NAAL_TOC.pdf
>
>there is Twain but no Thurber.  Seems to support the time suggestion.  It
>does look like Dorothy Parker makes it in, possibly because the humor is
>bitter?
>  
>
More likely because the anthology generally leans more towards verse 
than prose. Also, it depends on a definition of a cannon and what people 
teach and want to teach. Parker is pretty well established as an 
excellent poet, and quite substantially anthologised.

Robyn

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