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All that is told of the sea has a fabulous sound to an inhabitant of the land, and all its products have a certain fabulous qualit ...
It was somewhere in the '70's that the fiend gossip came into New York society to stay. The first newspaper outburst that I rememb ...
... no book ... ever competed with the Bible. The story of Ruth was better than Ramona, and the poetry of Job was better than Long ...
everything
was rainbow, rainbow, rainbow!
And I let the fish go.
I saw
that from his lower lip
...
The short story is at an advantage over the novel, and can claim its nearer kinship to poetry, because it must be more concentrate ...
What is a novel? I say: an invented story. At the same time a story which, though invented has the power to ring true. True to wha ...
When I read a story, I relive the moment from which it sprang. A scene burned itself into me, a building magnetized me, a mood or ...
... into the novel goes such taste as I have for rational behaviour and social portraiture. The short story, as I see it to be, al ...
I am dead against art's being self-expression. I see an inherent failure in any story which fails to detach itself from the author ...
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