read this: rhizome. Now think about what is written here about the value of art, and apply it to the literary value of (certain) blogs. And, furthermore, what makes one blog more valuable than the next? Shouldn’t these literary works be preserved in some form other than the (often hard-to-search) archive files at the site concerned? what defines good literary art? who should decide? Let’s face it, Shakespeare was ridiculed in his day by many critics.