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The so-called paradoxes of an author, to which a reader takes exception, often exist not in the author's book at all, but rather i ...
An actor must communicate his author's given message--comedy, tragedy, serio- comedy; then comes his unique moment, as he is confr ...
There is a note in the front of the volume saying that no public reading ... may be given without first getting the author's permi ...
Every living language, like the perspiring bodies of living creatures, is in perpetual motion and alteration; some words go off, a ...
The most striking fault in work by young or beginning novelists, submitted for criticism, is irrelevance--due either to infatuatio ...
The only living works are those which have drained much of the author's own life into them.
The world values the seer above all men, and has always done so. Nay, it values all men in proportion as they partake of the chara ...
Despite your best efforts, you could not invent a better police force for literature than criticism and the author's own conscienc ...
Ideas improve. The meaning of words participates in the improvement. Plagiarism is necessary. Progress implies it. It embraces an ...
The author's hegemony must be broken. It is impossible to go too far in fanatical self-denial or fanatical self-renunciation: I am ...
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