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I am in the Master of Professional Writing program teaching Humor Writing, Literary and Dramatic.


Shelley Berman


#dramatic #humor #i #i am #literary

As regards literary culture, it fascinates me that it has been so resilient to the Union. For example, when T.S. Eliot wanted to become poet in these lands, it wasn't as an English poet, it was an Anglian poet he wanted to be.


Ian Mcewan


#been #culture #eliot #english #example

Mysteries and thrillers are not the same things, though they are literary siblings. Roughly put, I would say the distinction is that mysteries emphasize motive and psychology whereas thrillers rely more heavily on action and plot.


Jon Meacham


#distinction #emphasize #heavily #i #literary

I did not have a very literary background. I came to poetry from the sciences and mathematics, and also through an interest in Japanese and Chinese poetry in translation.


Robert Morgan


#background #came #chinese #did #i

I had no student friends to talk to about literature. My tutor was a really nice man, very charming - but he had no literary judgment.


V. S. Naipaul


#charming #friends #had #i #judgment

Madly, futilely, I wrote novel after novel, eight in all, that failed to find a publisher. I persisted because for me the novel was the supreme literary form - not just one among many, not a relic of the past, but the way we communicate to one another the subtlest truths about this business of living.


William Nicholson


#after #among #another #because #business

No humorist is under any obligation to provide answers and probably if you were to delve into the literary history of humour it's probably all about not providing answers because the humorist essentially says: this is the way things are.


P. J. O'Rourke


#answers #any #because #delve #essentially

I never appreciated 'positive heroes' in literature. They are almost always cliches, copies of copies, until the model is exhausted. I prefer perplexity, doubt, uncertainty, not just because it provides a more 'productive' literary raw material, but because that is the way we humans really are.


Jose Saramago


#always #appreciated #because #cliches #copies

First would be the literary side, then the spiritual and philosophical. The political side is required principally because of the necessity of the current Russian position.


Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn


#current #first #literary #necessity #philosophical

I don't think that my films are 'literary'; they are based on the most ordinary things of life.


Eric Rohmer


#films #i #life #literary #most






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