[DWJ] assistance needed

Farah Mendlesohn farah.sf at gmail.com
Mon Jan 19 03:42:46 EST 2009


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> Is that so surprising, Farah? I don't know the context in/purpose for which
> this review was (allegedly) written, but that seems like a fairly typical
> response to, well, any book by a "middling" student—reduce it to its
> "issues". cf How I Live Now, where all anyone could talk abut was the
> "incest" (sic).
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> Judith
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In this case the book was actually discussed in class, which is partially
why I think it was bought. Only in the last paragraph do I hear hints of the
discussion.

And no, they weren't supposed to review books we discussed.

Farah


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