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Literary imagination is an aesthetic object offered by a writer to a lover of books.
An element of exaggeration clings to the popular judgment: great vices are made greater, great virtues greater also; interesting i ...
I realized early on that the academy and the literary world alike--and I don't think there really is a distinction between the two ...
The critical method which denies literary modernity would appear--and even, in certain respects, would be--the most modern of crit ...
Pain has an element of blank--
Literature transforms and intensifies ordinary language, deviates systematically from everyday speech. If you approach me at a bus ...
In our day the conventional element in literature is elaborately disguised by a law of copyright pretending that every work of art ...
A guide book is addressed to those who plan to follow the traveler, doing what he has done, but more selectively. A travel book, i ...
... to be "literary" appeared to my deluded innocence as an unending romance.
Human society is the embodiment of changeless laws which the whimsicalities and circumstances of men and women involve and overwra ...
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