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The art of the theater--notoriously an "impure" art--seems to be as close to the art of politics as it is to poetry, painting or m ...
Genius is always sufficiently the enemy of genius by over- influence. The literature of every nation bear me witness. The English ...
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 ...
Literature transforms and intensifies ordinary language, deviates systematically from everyday speech. If you approach me at a bus ...
We must not inquire too curiously into the absolute value of literature. Enough that it amuses and exercises us. At least it leave ...
For it does not follow because many books are written by persons born in America that there exists an American literature. Books w ...
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