We’ve been sold a bill of goods. The original crime was committed a century and a half ago when literary romanticism was kicked to the curb by Flaubert, Tolstoy, Twain, and other disciples of a new religion: realism. I’m not claiming that I prefer romanticism to realism. I do not. But if I’m going to invest my literary capital, I want to know what I’m buying, and I think I’m a … [Read more...]
About Dennis Vanatta
Dennis Vannatta has published creative nonfiction in Shadowbox, Antioch Review, River Oak Review, and elsewhere and fiction in Boulevard, River Styx, Pushcart XV, and many other journals and anthologies.