Smal litteratur som adelsmærke?

HVAD ER EN SMAL BOG, FACEBOOK* ?
Det første er, at bøger har en umiddelbar livslængde, hvor de kan/skal tjene sig ind – den største utålmodighed og den korteste salgshorisont findes hos den nye direktør på landets største forlag:

Smalle bøger er bøger, der ikke sælger (Gyldendal/Morten Hesseldahl)

Det bør understreges, at enhver vilje til kamp med sit materiale kan være en kunst, og at salg i høj grad handler om dygtigt at kende sin køber og føje sin købers luner:

Smalle bøger er bøger, der ikke er tilpasset markedet (Jesper Brygger)

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comment to: My blahg: Why I Hate Poetry

I agree that poetry is killed by incompetent teachers. But if you have ever had a competent teacher, with a heart for poetry, and the voice to go with it, who did not try to elicit your OPINION or your FEELINGS and have them match his or her opinion and feelings, then possibly you – as well as the rest of people in this string – would have a chance to experience what poetry CAN do, but does not always do. Much in the same way that the same ingredients can become an excellent meal in the hands of an inspired, attentive cook and a-dog-wont-eat-this-“meal” in the hands of a person, who is not attentive or doesn’t like cooking.

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