Woody Allen, the Pseudo-Intellectual, a Review of His Autobiography by Commentary

But Woody Allen heatedly denies being an intellectual of any kind: “I have no insights, no lofty thoughts, no understanding of most poems that do not begin, ‘Roses are red, violets are blue.’…To this day, the Tin Pan Alley poets are my poets….I never read Ulysses, Don Quixote, Lolita, Catch-22, 1984.”
— Read on www.commentarymagazine.com/articles/bruce-bawer/woody-allen-pseudo-intellectual/