The Intersection of Expertise and Taste: A Critic's Manifesto

newyorker:

And so the fact is that (to invoke the popular saying) everyone is not a critic.

Daniel Mendelsohn on the role and responsibility of a critic: http://nyr.kr/POAGGq

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    The New Yorker is on fire! This is for anyone who is wondering, “why do we need critics.”
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    Mendelsohn is definitely right that all reviews should, in their nature, be mixed. And maybe I should publish reviews...
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    Bits & pieces from the article: Daniel Mendelsohn on the role and responsibility of a critic: http://nyr.kr/POAGGq
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    Yup.
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    Oh, goodness.
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