Tag Archives: Literature

Madame Bovary

I just read Madame Bovary by Gustav Flaubert. I have two ongoing goals. One is to read all of the Great Books. I know all of the complaints about the Western Cannon, and I’m not following the Western Cannon exactly. I’ve read plenty of non-Western Great Books. But, I do tend to think that the […]

The Times Have Stopped A Changin’

Bob Dylan won the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature.  That strikes me as a mistake.  I think of myself as a Dylan fan.  Blood On The Tracks and The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan are two of the great albums of the rock era.  I’ve seen Dylan in concert several times. So, it’s not that the Nobel […]