AirTalk for August 8, 2001

Pretentious Prose?

A writer for the Atlantic Monthly recently ruffled literary feathers by calling the style of many critically praised authors pretentious and nonsensical. Is this fair? Join guest host Patt Morrison for a discussion about poetic license and modern prose with author and literary critic Jonathan Kirsch, USC English Professor Leo Braudy, and author and UCLA English Professor Carolyn See.

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