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Although I had been scribbling in English all my literary life in the margin, so to say, of my Russian writings, [Despair] was my ...
I listen to hear the voice of a Governor, Commander-in-Chief of the forces of Massachusetts. I hear only the creaking of crickets ...
Literary imagination is an aesthetic object offered by a writer to a lover of books.
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 ...
Literature transforms and intensifies ordinary language, deviates systematically from everyday speech. If you approach me at a bus ...
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 ...
He who, in an enlightened and literary society, aspires to be a great poet, must first become a little child. He must take to piec ...
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