[FoRK] Re: Humanities...
Owen Byrne <
owen at permafrost.net
> on >
Sun Jun 11 22:28:50 PDT 2006
Its been a couple of decades since I went through my D.H. Lawrence
period, but I remember that
Lady Chatterley's Lover is awful crap (think of it as pandering to gain
a larger audience). Sons and Lovers, Women in Love
and the short stories were better as I recall.
> Joe Barrera <joe <at> barrera.org> writes:
>> Corinna wrote:
>>> On a slightly related note, I have a hard time
>> > seeing value in Shakespeare
>> Augh! (sound of eyes being gouged out)
> Hello, my name is Corinna, and I'm literature-averse.
> (Hi, Corinna.)
> The first step to being a better person is admitting
> there's a problem...
> On the other hand, after giving it a go, can I
> legitimately say that Shakespeare really doesn't
> do it for me? Without being branded a Philistine?
> I've had a similar discussion with my husband on the
> subject of music and aesthetics. He thinks Mozart is
> pointless, but likes Vivaldi. Bach can make him cry,
> but Baroque music generally doesn't seem worthwhile
> to him. He likes Wagner, but I can't stand it. I like
> Stravinsky, he finds it too chaotic. He finds real
> artistry in Nine Inch Nails and Infected Mushroom.
> Visual art, too... now that's another whole can of worms.
> I like photography, and drawing. There's something
> compelling about Jackson Pollock (akin to Infected Mushroom).
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