Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Denouncing The Classics

Because “The Great Gatsby” has yet again caught Hollywood’s wandering eye, this last piece has received the most attention and sparked the most debate. Apart from the fisticuffs among the groundlings in the comments box, Joyce Carol Oates remarked on Twitter that “Hating ‘The Great Gatsby’ (the novel) is like spitting into the Grand Canyon. It will not be going away anytime soon, but you will.”

Read the rest of The New Yorker essay by Sam Sacks.

[HT: Arts & Letters Daily]

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