Quotation by Edward Dahlberg

What is most appalling in an F. Scott Fitzgerald book is that it is peopleless fiction: Fitzgerald writes about spectral, muscled suits; dresses, hats, and sleeves which have some sort of vague, libidinous throb. These are plainly the product of sickness.
Edward Dahlberg (1900–1977), U.S. author, critic. "Peopleless Fiction," Alms for Oblivion (1964).
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