One Reason I Prefer the Classics

The theory taught in graduate schools of modern literature is like mortadella: it’s expensive, imported, beautifully packaged, made with loving care by experts who have devoted their lives to their work and do it very well . . . but it’s still bologna.

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  1. Don says:

    and the theory taught in graduate schools of ancient literature is…?

    I would rather say, a book, ancient or modern, divine or human, needing interpretation is a poorly written book…

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