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am 20.10.2002 16:59 Uhr schrieb Rickard A. Parker unter
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> ... Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, and Ralph Waldo Emerson are the
> heroes; T. S. Eliot - who does make the list - heads the roster of
> authors with whom Bloom is out of sympathy, a roster of refuses that
> also includes Edith Wharton and Fyodor Dostoevsky, who nonetheless
> make the list, and George Bernard Shaw and Vladimir Nabokov, who are
> excluded. ...


Dear Rick,

One more reminder of the dubious merits of lists... Strikes me as arbitrary
and thus boring.

Cheers,


Gunnar