Enduring vs Enjoying
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:
>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
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.
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