Review: DIRT FOR ART’S SAKE by Elisabeth Landensen

Lusty Literature

by John Sutherland for Washington Post/Book Worlld (Jan. 28, 2007)

“Elisabeth Ladenson’s witty meditation on literary obscenity pivots on “irony, paradox, and absurdity.” How, she ruminates, can one generation’s “dirt” be another generation’s “art”? “How does an obscene work become a classic?” It’s a fascinating set of hows.”

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