Monday, August 29, 2011

What Killed the American Novel?

Book Review: The American Novel - WSJ.com: What Killed American Lit.

Today's collegians don't want to study it—who can blame them?

Hat tip to George Kelley.

2 comments:

Dan_Luft said...

Even three generations of Soviet communism couldn't kill the Russian novel. But maybe English departments can kill the American.

Bud said...

The article pretty much nailed it! The American novel won't die anytime soon, but no thanks to much of the current literary establishment. But hasn't that always been the case?