I don't know White's work either but it gives me the E.B. jeebies.
From: david ritchie <profdritchie@xxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, 8 September 2017, 5:54
Subject: [lit-ideas] Re: E. B. White -- an essay by Andrew Ferguson
On Sep 6, 2017, at 3:34 PM, Lawrence Helm <lawrencehelm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
I wonder if David Ritchie might have been influenced by White as well.
If you can be influenced by someone you haven’t read, that’s possible. I don’t
mean to sound snarky, or missile-like—did you know that there were snark
missiles…and boojams, maybe—but all I know about E.B. White is some film the
kids watched, which involved a spider.
Pig ignorant, I am.
David Ritchie,hoping to crabtomorrow.