Barbwired... a city writer living in the country
Sunday, July 04, 2010
In defence of popular fiction...
Lately, there's been quite a lot of wrangling in the press and elsewhere between literary fiction writers and popular fiction. Check out this
talk by Toni Jordan
It's one of the best defences of popular fiction I've heard.
I always wonder why people can be such snobs about literature, but still enjoy a poular movie or a popular song without feeling they've lowered themselves.
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