How about TO CRITICISE THE CRITIC bysome foul mouthed
idiot, who had the stupidity to revert to Christianity?
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From: "Carrol Cox" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Sunday, January 01, 2006 8:15 AM
Subject: Re: OT - Plagiarism and Literary Criticism
> I guess I should be clearer. My point is that publishing executives are
> _not_ literary critics. Neither are censors literary critics. Of course,
> "literary criticism" is a pretty sloppy concept, and I actually don't
> have the slightest idea as to what we should consider it to be.
> Something like the good SC judge and obscenity: he knew it (he claimed)
> when he saw it, but couldn't define it. I would think the most useful
> but imprecise characterization would be "public discourse on publicly
> available texts."
> Happy 47th Anniversary of the Cuban Revolution. Vive Fidel!
> Tom Gray wrote:
> > From: "Carrol Cox"
> > > What relationship is there between Publishing executives and literary
> > > criticism? I don't see any relationship at all.
> > I suppose that this is part of the more general question of the
> > between literary criticism and the reader. Books that are not published
> > not be read.
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