LITERATURE: Tropic of Cancer – Reactionary

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.

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