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The confrontation between America and Europe reveals not so much a rapprochement as a distortion, an unbridgeable rift. There isn' ...
It is not enough for theory to describe and analyse, it must itself be an event in the universe it describes. In order to do this ...
Run fast, stand still. This, the lesson from lizards. For all writers. Observe almost any survival creature, you see the same. Jum ...
The difference between a photograph and even the most realistic painting--say, one of Courbet's landscapes--is that in the latter ...
A man's memory is bound to be a distortion of his past in accordance with his present interests, and the most faithful autobiograp ...
The American novel tends to rest in contradictions and among extreme ranges of experience. When it attempts to resolve contradicti ...
... women are more quiet. They don't feel called to mount a barrel and harangue by the hour every time they imagine they have prod ...
I do not know if you remember the tale of the girl who saves the ship under mutiny by sitting on the powder barrel with her lighte ...
When I die I want to decompose in a barrel of porter and have it served in all the pubs in Dublin.
We must believe that "emotion recollected in tranquillity" is an inexact formula. For it is neither emotion, nor recollection, nor ...
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