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13 Ways of Looking at the Novel 13 Ways of Looking at the Novel by Jane Smiley
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“Many people, myself among them, feel better at the mere sight of a book.”
Jane Smiley, Thirteen Ways of Looking at the Novel
“A novelist has two lives-- a reading and writing life, and a lived life. he or she cannot be understood at all apart from this.”
Jane Smiley, 13 Ways of Looking at the Novel
“If living is to progress, if you are lucky, from foolishness to wisdom, then to write novels is to broadcast the various stages of your foolishness.”
Jane Smiley, 13 Ways of Looking at the Novel
“The novel integrates several forms of human intelligence - verbal intelligence (for the style), psychological intelligence (for the characters), logical intelligence (for the plot), spatial intelligence (for the symbolic and metaphorical content as well as the setting), and even musical intelligence (for pacing and rhythm.”
Jane Smiley, 13 Ways of Looking at the Novel