[ilds] Should he?

william godshalk godshawl at email.uc.edu
Tue May 29 16:07:14 PDT 2007

The novelist T. C. Boyle says that he never reads genre literature. 
He never reads it, he says, because all genre literature is BAD. In 
fact, he says this often in interviews.

How would Boyle know about genre literature if he never read it?

It seems to me that Eagleton may be like Boyle. He's never read 
Durrell, but he already knows that Durrell is BAD.

W. L. Godshalk		*
Department of English         *
University of Cincinnati            Stellar disorder  *
Cincinnati OH 45221-0069      *

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