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The Raven and the Whale by Perry Miller
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This is an incredibly well researched and very lively account of the New York literary scene of the 1840s and 1850s; definitely a must-read for anyone who enjoys mid century American literature and wants to get an intimate feel for what the literary...more
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Mansfield Park
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This is a book that is only of very moderate interest during the majority of the book but that contains, every 50 pages or so, an interesting 3 pages that add up to make a good topic of discussion, so long as your topic of discussion is interpellatio...more
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Literary Impressionism and Modernist Aesthetics by Jesse Matz
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Walker Percy
“People usually told him the same joke two or three times.”
Walker Percy
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James Joyce
“One by one they were all becoming shades. Better pass boldly into that other world, in the full glory of some passion, than fade and wither dismally with age.”
James Joyce, Dubliners

Ford Madox Ford
“He carried that obsession with him always. And in the end, by its very wrongness, it saved his life.”
Ford Madox Ford, The Marsden Case

Catherine of Siena
“All the way to heaven is heaven, because Jesus said, "I am the way.”
Catherine of Siena

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“It is not merely that people must die and people must suffer, if not here, then there. But what is dreadful is that the world goes on and people go on being stupidly cruel - in the old ways and all the time.”
Ford Madox Ford, The Marsden Case

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