Text Patterns - by Alan Jacobs

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

dubious assertion of the day

Terence Kealey writes, "The great academic novel of the 19th century was George Eliot's Middlemarch. The great academic novel of the 20th century was Malcolm Bradbury's The History Man. Both books chronicle lust between male scholars and female acolytes. . . ."
So, never quite got around to reading Middlemarch, did you, Terence?


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