Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Bad news for literary critics

by J J Cohen

The opening lines of Theresa Tinkle's review of Peter Travis's Disseminal Chaucer in TMR:

Disseminal Chaucer raises the bar for literary criticism: the rest of us can now only aspire to be equally erudite and witty, and to engage texts with comparable intensity and subtlety. 

Makes my blurb sound anemic!

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