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Culture is only true when implicitly critical, and the mind which forgets this revenges itself in the critics it breeds. Criticism ...
Nothing would improve newspaper criticism so much as the knowledge that it was to be read by men too hardy to acquiesce in the aut ...
Without the meditative background that is criticism, works become isolated gestures, ahistorical accidents, soon forgotten.
The greatest honor that can be paid to the work of art, on its pedestal of ritual display, is to describe it with sensory complete ...
Each act of criticism is general
But, in cutting itself off from all the others,
Explicit enough.
Emerson was the greater artist. His essays contain some of the most beautiful language in our literature. How Henry James could ha ...
In marriage there are no manners to keep up, and beneath the wildest accusations no real criticism. Each is familiar with that anc ...
My responsibility to myself, my neighbors, my family and the human family is to try to tell the truth. That ain't easy. There are ...
To be just, that is to say, to justify its existence, criticism should be partial, passionate and political, that is to say, writt ...
It is from the womb of art that criticism was born.
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