Saturday, January 08, 2005

Wasps, poets, and errant Christians

Four good entries from today's edition of Arts & Letters Daily:
“The Wasps haven’t waned,” argues Louis Auchincloss, with intensity and conviction. “They’ve just lost their monopoly”... more»

Best American poetry? Come on, there’s no such thing as “bestness.” These days, everybody gets a gold star... more»

Most “Christians” commit treason daily against their religion. They claim Jesus is Lord, but they show allegiance to money, sex, and self-fulfillment... more»

Simone de Beauvoir, Sartre’s lover, offered herself to the charming Camus. He turned her down. To Sartre, his refusal was maybe more disturbing than her offer... more»

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