“The price a world language must be prepared to pay is submission to many different kinds of use.” Chinua Achebe.
“Profundity must be concealed. Where? On the surface.” Hugo von Hofmannsthal. Hugo von Hofmannsthal (1874-1929), an Austrian modernist writer, is
“You after all then now don’t?” Henry James (The Sacred Fount). Henry James (1843-1916) is notorious for writing things like
“But the poet has no one term. Even if he had a polysyllabic technical term, the term would not provide
What is irritating about poverty is that it is visible, and anyone who sees it thinks: You see, I’m being
You can hold a mimetic theory of the novel if you believe the narrational methods of fiction to resemble those