Had to laugh when in my weblog reading this morning I found at Scott Esposito’s Conversational Reading today’s posting of a review of Elizabeth Landensen’s Dirt for Art’s Sake: Books on Trial from Madame Bovary to Lolita. Curiosity had me linking through to check the Contents page of the book and I found this:
CHAPTER SIX: Henry Miller: A Gob of Spit in the Face of Art p. 157
Yesterday’s posting here on my reading:
It’s the tendency to spit in the face of tradition, reminiscent of the first papers submitted in a Creative Writing class with their overdoses of angry sex and bad words included just for effect.