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Quotation by Flannery O'Connor
... the novelist is bound by the reasonable possibilities, not the probabilities, of his culture.
Flannery O'Connor (1925–1964), U.S. fiction writer and essayist. Mystery and Manners, part 5 (1969).
From "Novelist and Believer," a paper given in March 1963 at a symposium at Sweet Briar College, Virginia.
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