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Do the classics have a future?

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« on: December 27, 2011, 04:54:16 pm »

Do the classics have a future?

The New York Review Of Books has an article (rather well-argued, I felt?) on this topic.  I was pleased to see Rattigan (a worthwhile author, who is unfairly dismissed as "old hat" these days) given a fair treatment in the piece.
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« Reply #1 on: December 27, 2011, 07:23:52 pm »

Is this the article? http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/2012/jan/12/do-classics-have-future/?pagination=false

Learning of classics are in decline now, but there will be specialists who know. Our time has the same problems and it is dialogue with ancients definitely.




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