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Percy Shelley
Flaubert Simon Cowell
“You know who the Critics are? The men who have failed in Literature and Art.
Benjamin Disraeli

“The trade of critic, in literature, music, and the drama, is the most degraded of all trades.” Mark Twain.
“As a bankrupt thief turns thief-taker in despair, so an unsuccessful author turns critic. Percy Shelley
“One becomes a critic when one cannot be an artist, just as a man becomes a stool pigeon when he cannot be a soldier.” Gustave Flaubert “That was bloody awful.” Simon Cowell

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Everybody's a Critic
English 1: Critical Writing Seminar in Literature
Summer 2004
169 McNeil Building
M-Th. 1-2:30
Instructor Office Hours: TBA

contact: mulready@sas.upenn.edu