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Sunday Stir: Grumpy old man? Nordic Romantic?

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Horace Engdahl of the Swedish Academy of Sciences has annoyed a lot of people with his comments that creative writing courses and writers’ grants are  undermining the richness and  imaginative range of today’s generation of writers. Writers, he thinks, have become institutionalised, and are locked into an unhealthy symbiosis with the literary institutions. Continue reading Sunday Stir: Grumpy old man? Nordic Romantic?

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