[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.

Owen

Corinna wrote:
> 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).
>
> :)
>
> -Corinna
>
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