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Blog Watch: pro WB - on evitability

Blog Watch: style, audience, & WB

Dry Creek Chronicles » Blog Archive » Tradition and Innovation, Part 5.
Wendell Berry strikes me as a writer who is completely unconcerned with developing an audience, and who chooses to write in a plain and direct style that would have been unremarkable in the early twentieth century, but is definitely an acquired taste for the twenty-first century reader. Berry’s natural audience is gone, and those who are driven to read him must struggle with the clash between his old-fashioned style and their modern expectations. READ MORE ...


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