I suspect he would be killing himself laughing.
Vishvesh Obla wrote:
>“The place to assess her work (Wendy Doniger) is in
>the academy, not polemical billboards or Web pages.”
>That was a statement that caught my attention on the
>letters section of the Febraury edition (Vol 97) of
>the University of Chicago
>I don’t want to go deep into the related details (the
>URL has enough details), but I am concerned if that
>statement has a very tragic paradox implied in it.
>Can ‘Academy’ be only an isolated organization
>promoting intelligence only to the few related to it ?
> Or is it that the ‘Academy’ has become so
>sophisticated that no one other than it can make any
>sense of it ? Either way, as related to a statement
>as that, despite what goes before it, seems to me only
>to imply a malady of our modern education.
>I remember Eliot too making a note of this issue about
>criticism being practiced in his times mostly by
>university professors (Frontiers of Criticism?). I
>remember him making a note that he wasn’t much worried
>about it though. I would only wonder if he would have
>similarly felt so had he lived in our times !
>Do you Yahoo!?
>Yahoo! Sports - Sign up for Fantasy Baseball.
No virus found in this outgoing message.
Checked by AVG Anti-Virus.
Version: 7.0.300 / Virus Database: 266.4.0 - Release Date: 2/22/2005