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Literature is achieved anxiety.
Everyone wants a prodigy to fail; it makes our mediocrity more bearable.
If we read the Western Canon in order to form our social,
But in the end, in the end one is alone.
Criticism starts – it has to start – with a real passion
In the finest critics one hears the full cry of the human. They tell one why it matters to read.
All that a critic, as critic, can give poets is the deadly
Real reading is a lonely activity.
Shakespeare will not make us better, and he will not make us worse
The second, and I think this is the much more overt and I think it is the main cause
I have never believed that the critic is the rival of the poet
We read deeply for varied reasons, most of them familiar:
Dark influences from the American past congregate among us still. If we
For the most part, I’m extremely thankful for the life I have
Technical skill is mastery of complexity, while creativity is mastery of simplicity.
Experimental work provides the strongest evidence for scientific realism. This is not
There are lots of ways to communicate what we know, but few
As a fiscal conservative, I think that our government should pay for itself.
The idea that you can make love and not war really is
Brands and branding are the most significant gifts that commerce has ever
In order to escape accountability for his crimes, the perpetrator does everything