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Carson McCullers

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We are homesick most for the places we have never known.

— Carson McCullers

#nostalgia #nostalgia

Next to music beer was best.

— Carson McCullers

#music #music

The most fatal thing a man can do is try to stand alone.

— Carson McCullers

#demonstrate #freedom #liberty #reason #change

They are the we of me.

— Carson McCullers


The thinking mind is best controlled by the imagination.

— Carson McCullers


Because in some men it is in them to give up everything personal at some time, before it ferments and poisons--throw it to some human being or some human idea. They have to.

— Carson McCullers

#solitude #soul #men

We are torn between a nostalgia for the familiar and an urge for the foreign and strange. As often as not, we are homesick most for the places we have never known

— Carson McCullers

#travel #inspirational

I live with the people I create and it has always made my essential loneliness less keen.

— Carson McCullers

#create #essential #i #keen #less

The mind is like a richly woven tapestry in which the colors are distilled from the experiences of the senses, and the design drawn from the convolutions of the intellect.

— Carson McCullers

#design #distilled #drawn #experiences #intellect

The theme is the theme of humiliation, which is the square root of sin, as opposed to the freedom from humiliation, and love, which is the square root of wonderful.

— Carson McCullers

#freedom from #humiliation #love #opposed #root

About Carson McCullers

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After World War II Carson lived mostly in Paris. Lawrence with an original poetic sensibility. Works

The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (1940)
Reflections in a Golden Eye (1941)
The Member of the Wedding (1946)
Clock Without Hands (1961)

Other works
The Ballad of the Sad Café (1951) a short story collection comprising:
a novella of the same title later made into a Merchant Ivory film
"Wunderkind" – (Story 1936)
"The Jockey" – (The New Yorker 1941)
"Madame Zilensky and the King of Finland" – (The New Yorker 1941)
"The Sojourner" – (Mademoiselle 1950)
"A Domestic Dilemma" – (New York Post magazine section September 16 1951)
"A Tree a Rock a Cloud" – (Harper's Bazaar 1942)

The Square Root of Wonderful (1958) a play
Sweet as a Pickle and Clean as a Pig (1964) a collection of poems
The Mortgaged Heart (1972) a posthumous collection of writings edited by her sister Rita
Illumination and Night Glare (1999) her unfiniCarson McCullersd autobiography publiCarson McCullersd more than 30 years after her death

Complete Novels Carlos L.

S. Her first novel The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter explores the spiritual isolation of misfits and outcasts of the U.

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