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So much of our lives is given over to the consideration of our imperfections that there is no time to improve our imaginary virtues. The truth is we only perfect our vices, and man is a worse creature when he dies than he was when he was born.

Edward Dahlberg

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Edward Dahlberg was born in Boston Massachusetts to Elizabeth Dahlberg. He was replaced on the staff by his friend and fellow author Charles Olson. Selected works
1929 Bottom Dogs
1932 From Flushing to Calvary
1934 Those Who Perish
1941 Do These Bones Live essays
1947 Sing O Barren revision of Do These Bones Live
1950 Flea of Sodom essays and parables
1957 The Sorrows of Priapus
1960 Can These Bones Live second revision of Do These Bones Live
1961 Truth Is More Sacred
1964 Because I Was Flesh autobiography
1964 Alms for Oblivion essays and reminiscences
1965 Reasons of the Heart: Maxims
1966 Cipango’s Hinder Door poems
1967 The Dahlberg Reader
1967 Epitaphs of Our Times letters
1967 The Leafless American miscellany
1968 The Carnal Myth: A Search Into Classical Sensuality
1971 The Confessions of Edward Dahlberg autobiography and fiction
1976 The Olive of Minerva: Or The Comedy of a Cuckold
1989 Samuel Beckett's Wake & Other Uncollected Prose.

Edward Dahlberg (July 22 1900 – February 27 1977) was an American novelist essayist and autobiographer.

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