August 8, 2012

WORDS INSTEAD OF SUBSTANCE:

Paulo Coelho: James Joyce's Ulysses is 'harmful' to literature (Alison Flood, 8/06/12, guardian.co.uk)

Writers go wrong, according to Coelho, when they focus on form, not content. "Today writers want to impress other writers," he told the paper. "One of the books that caused great harm was James Joyce's Ulysses, which is pure style. There is nothing there. Stripped down, Ulysses is a twit."

Posted by at August 8, 2012 5:43 AM
  

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