More from Mulroy’s The War Against Grammar. This time – why on earth study literature? Where is the value in that?
“Other diversions do not belong to all times, all ages, all places. Literary studies sharpen the minds of youth, entertain the elderly, glorify successes, offer refuge and comfort in adversity, give delight at home, are no impediment in society, stay with us through sleepless nights, on foreign journeys, in the lonely countryside.” – Cicero