Copy & paste this link to your blog or website to reference this page
Quotation by Stephen Vizinczey
The war against Vietnam is only the ghastliest manifestation of what I'd call imperial provincialism, which afflicts America's whole culture—aware only of its own history, insensible to everything which isn't part of the local atmosphere.
Stephen Vizinczey (b. 1933), Hungarian novelist, critic. repr. In Truth and Lies in Literature (1986). "Condemned World, Literary Kingdom," Times Saturday Review (London, Sept. 21, 1968).
Review of Norman Mailer's Armies of the Night.
Surprise me with a
The Columbia World of Quotations © 1996, Columbia University Press.
Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. Except as otherwise permitted by written agreement, the following are prohibited: copying substantial portions or the entirety of the work in machine readable form, making multiple printouts thereof, and other uses of the work inconsistent with U.S. and applicable foreign copyright and related laws.
2013 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.