Saturday, October 13, 2007

Doris Lessing Wrote It, and I Am Glad She Did

This morning's New York Times features a reprint of an Op Ed piece by Noble Prize Laureate Doris Lessing* in which she argues against impenetrable, pedantic writing and political correctness. This article originally appeared in the New York Times on June 26, 1992. One would not have to look far around the poetry blogosphere to find the type of writing that Ms. Lessing is arguing against.

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Doris Lessing in the New York Times


*"What Should Writers Do? And Other Inane Questions," The New York Times, Saturday, October 13, 2007, p. A27


Blogger Brian Campbell said...

I read it and enjoyed it. Thanks. Now I must move on to ever more exalted heights of revolutionary consciousness. ;)

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