Mudcat Café message #2776616 The Mudcat Café TM
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Posted By: MGM·Lion
30-Nov-09 - 06:40 AM
Thread Name: BS: Victoriaaaaaar
Subject: RE: BS: Victoriaaaaaar
Re Sewell — I agree with CS that his diction can be infuriating in its resolute affectedness; but that doesn't IMO detract from the esxcellent good sense of his art criticism, which is [perhaps undexpectedly for one who comes over as so 'precious' in the French sense of précieux] resolutely hostile to modish pretentiousness.