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One might enumerate the items of high civilization, as it exists in other countries, which are absent from the texture of American ...
No sovereign, no court, no personal loyalty, no aristocracy, no church, no clergy, no army, no diplomatic service, no country gent ...
... the Ovarian Theory of Literature, or, rather, its complement, the Testicular Theory. A recent camp follower ... of this explic ...
Emerson was the greater artist. His essays contain some of the most beautiful language in our literature. How Henry James could ha ...
literature bores me, especially great literature,
The close-up has no equivalent in a narrative fashioned of words. Literature is totally lacking in any working method to enable it ...
The struggle of literature is in fact a struggle to escape from the confines of language; it stretches out from the utmost limits ...
When politicians and politically minded people pay too much attention to literature, it is a bad sign--a bad sign mostly for liter ...
The test of literature is, I suppose, whether we ourselves live more intensely for the reading of it.
Literature transforms and intensifies ordinary language, deviates systematically from everyday speech. If you approach me at a bus ...
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