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It is true that contemporary literature has a vividness of appeal that classical
literature can never have and it is well for a young writer to know what his
contemporaries are writing about and how. But there are fashions in literature
and it is not ...
It is convenient if you are travelling in a country to have a sufficient smattering of
its speech to find your way about and get what you want to eat; and if it has a
considerable literature it is pleasant to be able to read it. But such a knowledge
He must be a psychologist and a physiologist, for he must know how the basic
elements of literature are related to the minds and bodies of men; and he must be
a philosopher, for from philosophy he will learn serenity, impartiality, and the ...
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