Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Literary Criticism

Literary criticism--unlike, say, music criticism or art criticism--enjoys the advantage of existing in the same medium (language) as the art it explores or esteems. This can give literary criticism a delicacy and an inwardness that are harder to achieve elsewhere. But, at the same time, this may be why literary critics are given to competitive envy.

Dylan's Visions of Sin
Christopher Ricks

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