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Determined to place the letter
On the unassassinated president's desk
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Analogies between the stage and the screen assume that they deal with the same material. But they don't. The material of the scree ...
The art of motherhood involves much silent, unobtrusive self-denial, an hourly devotion which finds no detail too minute.
The reason I do not spend my days in despair and my nights in hopeless weeping simply is that I am in love with my own ruin. I the ...
Pornography is the quadrophonics of sex. It adds a third and fourth track to the sexual act. It is the hallucination of detail tha ...
All nationalisms are at heart deeply concerned with names: with the most immaterial and original human invention. Those who dismis ...
To understand reality is not the same as to know about outward events. It is to perceive the essential nature of things. The best- ...
Baseball is the religion that worships the obvious and gives thanks that things are exactly as they seem. Instead of celebrating m ...
There is a reportorial quality in Hemingway's work that is absent from Fitzgerald's fiction. Hemingway's technique--in his early w ...
The close-up has no equivalent in a narrative fashioned of words. Literature is totally lacking in any working method to enable it ...
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