Neophobia

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  1. Joseph Hutchison
    Joseph Hutchison July 7, 2010 at 6:13 pm .

    But … I <i>like</i> &quot;wuffpuff&quot;! That aside, and Knott&#39;s taste for overstatement (I think of him as a poetic Lenny Bruce) aside, he raises an excellent point. It&#39;s hard to claim you&#39;re not a neophobe when you embrace the elements in the old system that serve your interests. Whoever these &quot;SoQ&quot; people are—as far as I can tell they&#39;re whoever Silliman <i>says</i

  2. Iain
    Iain July 7, 2010 at 5:47 pm .

    putting aside my prejudice against anyone who can possibly write the sentence, in all seriousness, &quot;the usual guff from the big bad wuffpuff&quot; i have to agree with bill knott. i wish more poets were like him in his embracing of a progressive model of content distribution.<br /><br />with that said, knott is the exception rather than the rule. he is being disingenuous by suggesting that

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