The Declining Agony of Influence

By posted at 2:15 pm on May 15, 2012 1

According to a study cited in The Guardian, contemporary authors are less likely to be influenced by classic literature than previous generations of writers.

Share this article

More from the Millions

One Response to “The Declining Agony of Influence”

  1. Evelyn Walsh
    at 2:27 pm on May 15, 2012

    Not sure I buy this. Zadie Smith comes to mind immediately. But I will check it out. Thank you for posting.

Post a Response

Comments with unrelated links will be deleted. If you'd like to reach our readers, consider buying an advertisement instead.

Anonymous and pseudonymous comments that do not add to the conversation will be deleted at our discretion.