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Reading a book is like re-writing it for yourself.... You bring to a novel, anything you read, all your experience of the world. Y ...
The great leading distinction between writing and speaking is, that more time is allowed for the one than the other, and hence dif ...
In matters of usage there are two extremes. At the extreme right are the purists, the standpatters, the rigid traditionalists who ...
Every writing career starts as a personal quest for sainthood, for self-betterment. Sooner or later, and as a rule quite soon, a m ...
I abide by a rule concerning reviews: I will never ask, neither in writing nor in person, that a word be put in about my book.... ...
It has come to be practically a sort of rule in literature, that a man, having once shown himself capable of original writing, is ...
I write to you out of turn, and believe I must adopt the rule of only writing when I am written to, in hopes that may provoke more ...
Hawthorne--like Poe--became a kind of virtuoso in the fiction of the inner life: the only novelist from New England as subtle as E ...
Gardening, as compared to lawn care, tutors us in nature's ways, fostering an ethic of give and take with respect to the land. Gar ...
In literary representation, the distinction between the genuinely erotic and the licentious is a distinction not of subject-matter ...
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