Perhaps because these new ideas originated with a grandmother who had spent half her life as a homemaker, or perhaps because they challenge critical tradition, they have met with skepticism and rejection from many in the literary establishment, with a few exceptions. But Cullen, who holds a master's degree, is intently serious about her concern that Chaucer and his works will soon be relegated to the backwaters of academia.Anyway, I love Chaucer, and I think it's a sweet, if rather Catholic, story. When's the last time you read Canterbury Tales? Father of English Poetry, and all.
Friday, October 23, 2009
What is Better than Wisdoom? Woman. And What is Better than a Good Woman? Nothing
link and post is not exactly related to rejection, except for the sentence that reads: