Quotation by W.H. Auden

Few writers have had less journalistic talent than James, and this is his defect, for the supreme masters have one trait in common with the childish scribbling mass, the vulgar curiosity of a police-court reporter.
W.H. (Wystan Hugh) Auden (1907–1973), Anglo-American poet. The Dyer's Hand, pt. 7, "The American Scene," (1962).
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