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Monday, November 01, 2004

"Eradicate amateur poets and post-moderns"

Guardian Unlimited Books | News | Pinter's poetry? Anyone can do it: "[Don Paterson] ... calls for total eradication of amateur poets and of 'postmoderns'.

Paterson accuses the former of 'infantilising' the art of poetry. 'Many people feel that, armed with a beermat, a pencil, and a recent mildly traumatic experience, they are entitled to send 100 pages of handwritten drivel into Faber or Cape.'"

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