American Literature Quotes

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American Literature Quotes By Donald Hays: Christians are the salt of the earth ... Christians are the salt of the earth ... Nothing grows where they've been. Donald Hays
American Literature Quotes By Matthew Quick: I do wonder why women are always hemorrhaging I do wonder why women are always hemorrhaging in American literature.
-Pat Peoples
Matthew Quick
American Literature Quotes By Tom Bethell: A Pulitzer Prize is awaiting the journalist who A Pulitzer Prize is awaiting the journalist who can find an American who dies of hunger, and probably the Nobel Prize for literature as well. Tom Bethell
American Literature Quotes By Kate Atkinson: I spent four years doing a doctorate in I spent four years doing a doctorate in postmodern American literature. I can recognize it when I see it. Kate Atkinson
American Literature Quotes By Theodore Roethke: O my poor words, bear with me. O my poor words, bear with me. Theodore Roethke
American Literature Quotes By Zora Neale Hurston: So she sat on the porch and watched So she sat on the porch and watched the moon rise. Soon its amber fluid was drenching the earth, and quenching the thirst of the day. Zora Neale Hurston
American Literature Quotes By Teresa Lo: Only on a few occasions had I ever Only on a few occasions had I ever been comfortable showing my body off, and now here I was, taking a job where Asian boobs and ass ran free. Teresa Lo
American Literature Quotes By Ernest Hemingway,: I am always in love. I am always in love. Ernest Hemingway,
American Literature Quotes By John Green: All good American literature is always interested in All good American literature is always interested in people who are ambiguously heroic, like Gatsby. John Green
American Literature Quotes By Diane Wakoski: American poetry is always about defining oneself individually,claiming American poetry is always about defining oneself individually,claiming one's right to be different and often to break taboos. Diane Wakoski
American Literature Quotes By Dashiell Hammett: I've been as bad an influence on American I've been as bad an influence on American literature as anyone I can think of. — Dashiell Hammett
American Literature Quotes By Richard Dawkins: If you read Islamic creationist literature, it's pretty If you read Islamic creationist literature, it's pretty much lifted from American evangelical literature. — Richard Dawkins
American Literature Quotes By David Eagleman: As an undergraduate I majored in British and As an undergraduate I majored in British and American literature at Rice University. — David Eagleman
American Literature Quotes By Helen Vendler: Twentieth-century American poetry has been one of the Twentieth-century American poetry has been one of the glories of modern literature. — Helen Vendler
American Literature Quotes By Eileen Myles: I'm using my degree. You know, I studied I'm using my degree. You know, I studied English and American literature in college, and now I'm an American poet. — Eileen Myles
American Literature Quotes By Jessa Crispin: I think American literature is in a tedious I think American literature is in a tedious place, horrible place. I can't even engage with it. — Jessa Crispin
American Literature Quotes By Zora Neale Hurston: He was a glance from God. He was a glance from God. — Zora Neale Hurston
American Literature Quotes By Tony Kushner: Harper: You, the one part ofthe real world Harper: You, the one part of
the real world I wasn't allergic to. — Tony Kushner
American Literature Quotes By Jean Toomer: Call them from their houses, and teach them Call them from their houses, and teach them to dream. — Jean Toomer
American Literature Quotes By Guillermo Cabrera Infante: American literature had always considered writing a very American literature had always considered writing a very serious matter. — Guillermo Cabrera Infante
American Literature Quotes By Marcel Proust: She's got feet like boats, whiskers like an She's got feet like boats, whiskers like an American, and her undies are filthy. — Marcel Proust
American Literature Quotes By Nelson Algren: I am the penny whistle of American literature. I am the penny whistle of American literature. — Nelson Algren
American Literature Quotes By Saul Williams: The greatest Americans have not been born yet The greatest Americans have not been born yet they are waiting patiently for the past to die. — Saul Williams
American Literature Quotes By Carolyn See: I hope someday to see California literature become I hope someday to see California literature become a part of mainstream American literature, and I hope to be part of that process. — Carolyn See
American Literature Quotes By Joshua Cohen: I think if German literature could survive the I think if German literature could survive the '40s and Russian literature could survive Sovietism, American literature can survive Google. — Joshua Cohen
American Literature Quotes By Azar Nafisi: I finally returned to Iran in 1979, when I finally returned to Iran in 1979, when I got my degree in English and American literature, and stayed for 18 years in the Islamic republic. — Azar Nafisi
American Literature Quotes By Ben Marcus: Literature is fighting for its very life because Literature is fighting for its very life because compromise is mistook for ambition, and joining up is preferred to standing out ... — Ben Marcus
American Literature Quotes By James Dickey: The women of the South have brought into The women of the South have brought into American literature a unique mixture of domesticity and grotesquerie. — James Dickey
American Literature Quotes By Sven Birkerts: If literature survives at all, it is as If literature survives at all, it is as retreat for those who refuse to assimilate to American mass culture. — Sven Birkerts
American Literature Quotes By Michael Patrick Hearn: For someone who made such an enormous contribution For someone who made such an enormous contribution to American literature, Mark Twain has been the subject of many books but few major biographies. — Michael Patrick Hearn
American Literature Quotes By Stella Atrium: No, Margaret Atwood writes literature, whereas I write No, Margaret Atwood writes literature, whereas I write fiction. I'm from the American Midwest, so literature is beyond my abilities. — Stella Atrium
American Literature Quotes By Bobbie Ann Mason: Since 'Huckleberry Finn,' or thereabouts, it seemed that Since 'Huckleberry Finn,' or thereabouts, it seemed that all American literature was about the alienated hero. — Bobbie Ann Mason
American Literature Quotes By William H Gass: Writing. Not writing. Twin Terrors. Putting one's mother Writing. Not writing. Twin Terrors. Putting one's mother into words ... It may have been easier to put her in her grave. — William H Gass
American Literature Quotes By Herman Melville: The American, who up to the present day, The American, who up to the present day, has evinced, in Literature, the largest brain with the largest heart, that man is Nathaniel Hawthorne. — Herman Melville
American Literature Quotes By Jessa Crispin: I like European and South American literature, but I like European and South American literature, but mostly I read nonfiction. — Jessa Crispin
American Literature Quotes By Shadez: The trick set me up. It's that simple. The trick set me up. It's that simple. — Shadez
American Literature Quotes By Justin Cronin: One of the great themes in American literature One of the great themes in American literature is the individual's confrontation with the vast open spaces of the continent. — Justin Cronin
American Literature Quotes By Arthur Phillips: It would be hard to exaggerate Ernest Hemingway's It would be hard to exaggerate Ernest Hemingway's influence over American literature, but his influence on our lives is probably larger still. — Arthur Phillips
American Literature Quotes By Laura Bush: There is nothing political about American literature. There is nothing political about American literature. — Laura Bush
American Literature Quotes By Isabel Wilkerson: They speak like melted butter and their children They speak like melted butter and their children speak like footsteps on pavement ... — Isabel Wilkerson
American Literature Quotes By Annie Proulx: The thing American people fear about corporations is The thing American people fear about corporations is that they might achieve too much power. We have an antipathy to power even as we admire it. — Annie Proulx
American Literature Quotes By Richard Carmona: If you want to communicate with the American If you want to communicate with the American public, the literature tells you you've got to be talking at about a sixth-grade, seventh-grade level. — Richard Carmona
American Literature Quotes By Salman Rushdie: American literature has always been immigrant. American literature has always been immigrant. — Salman Rushdie
American Literature Quotes By Michael Gold: I have never had the lust to meet I have never had the lust to meet famous authors; the best of them is in their books. — Michael Gold
American Literature Quotes By Zora Neale Hurston: It was hard to love a woman that It was hard to love a woman that always made you feel so wishful. — Zora Neale Hurston
American Literature Quotes By Sinclair Lewis: Our American professors like their literature clear and Our American professors like their literature clear and cold and pure and very dead. — Sinclair Lewis
American Literature Quotes By David Eddings: I have a slightly bad back, which has I have a slightly bad back, which has made an enormous contribution to American literature. — David Eddings
American Literature Quotes By Wallace Stevens: Nothing could be more inappropriate to American literature Nothing could be more inappropriate to American literature than its English source since the Americans are not British in sensibility. — Wallace Stevens
American Literature Quotes By Mark Helprin: I don't aspire at present to be king I don't aspire at present to be king of the hill in American literature. — Mark Helprin
American Literature Quotes By Norman Mailer: I met Jack Kennedy in November, 1946. We I met Jack Kennedy in November, 1946. We were both war heroes, and both of us had just been elected to Congress. — Norman Mailer
American Literature Quotes By Henry James: The American girl isn't ANY girl; she's a The American girl isn't ANY girl; she's a remarkable specimen in a remarkable species. — Henry James
American Literature Quotes By Christopher Bollen: There is something very romantic about the orphan There is something very romantic about the orphan figure in American literature. — Christopher Bollen