[ilds] "said was in the mould of durrell"

slighcl slighcl at wfu.edu
Mon May 28 14:27:11 PDT 2007

On 5/28/2007 5:04 PM, Ilyas Khan wrote:

> Charles, outside of Oxbridge, Durrellian might well be a mis-construed 
> reference to Orwellian. They may as well be the same !

I like that one, Ilyas.  Back in the 1960s, when Cortazar's /Hopscotch 
/appeared in its English translation, one reviewer coined the 
perjorative "very poor sub-Durrell."  And that was in 1966 or thereabouts.


Charles L. Sligh
Department of English
Wake Forest University
slighcl at wfu.edu

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