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Photograph discovered possibly of the three Bronte sisters, but has not been proven to be so.

Photograph discovered possibly of the three Bronte sisters, but has not been proven to be so.

Herman Melville (New York, 1819-1891) and Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864). When Mellvile met Hawthorne, his neighbor in Massachusetts, he immediately fell for him, as yin for yang.

Herman Melville (New York, 1819-1891) and Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864). When Mellvile met Hawthorne, his neighbor in Massachusetts, he immediately fell for him, as yin for yang.

Tristessa by Jack Kerouac

Tristessa by Jack Kerouac

Italo Svevo (1861–1928) was a writer, businessman, novelist, playwright, and short story writer from Trieste. A client and of Irish novelist and poet James Joyce, Svevo was a pioneer of the Psychological novel in Italy--but only in parody certainly. "Life is neither happy nor sad--life is original." --Coscienza di Zeno

Italo Svevo (1861–1928) was a writer, businessman, novelist, playwright, and short story writer from Trieste. A client and of Irish novelist and poet James Joyce, Svevo was a pioneer of the Psychological novel in Italy--but only in parody certainly. "Life is neither happy nor sad--life is original." --Coscienza di Zeno

"Intelligence is really a kind of taste: Taste in ideas." --Susan Sontag. photo by Annie Leibovitz

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Tumblr is a place to express yourself, discover yourself, and bond over the stuff you love. It's where your interests connect you with your people.

"What do you read, I wonder?--for you can't spend all your time going up in aeroplanes and burrowing into the bowels of the earth." --Virginia Woolf, _Night and Day_

"What do you read, I wonder?--for you can't spend all your time going up in aeroplanes and burrowing into the bowels of the earth." --Virginia Woolf, _Night and Day_

"Whatever sentence I extract whole and entire from this cauldron is only a string of six little fish that let themselves be caught while a million others leap and sizzle, making the cauldron bubble like boiling silver, and slip through my fingers." --V Woolf, _The Waves_

The Waves by Virginia Woolf, Anthony Powell's Copy 1st 2nd imp 1931 Wrapper | eBay

"Whatever sentence I extract whole and entire from this cauldron is only a string of six little fish that let themselves be caught while a million others leap and sizzle, making the cauldron bubble like boiling silver, and slip through my fingers." --V Woolf, _The Waves_

"Once upon a distant time, they talked in Pantoland in rhyme...  but now they talk in double entendre, which is a language all of its own accented, not with acute or grave, but with the eyebrows. That is, everyday discourse which has been dipped in the infinite riches of a dirty mind."  --Angela Carter, "Pantoland"

"Once upon a distant time, they talked in Pantoland in rhyme... but now they talk in double entendre, which is a language all of its own accented, not with acute or grave, but with the eyebrows. That is, everyday discourse which has been dipped in the infinite riches of a dirty mind." --Angela Carter, "Pantoland"

"'But,' thought Durtal, rousing himself from his reverie, 'if I am consistent, that means I shall have to embrace the Catholicism of the Middle Ages, a mystical Naturalism: that's absurd, and yet, why not?'" --J.-K. Huysmans, _La-Bas_

"'But,' thought Durtal, rousing himself from his reverie, 'if I am consistent, that means I shall have to embrace the Catholicism of the Middle Ages, a mystical Naturalism: that's absurd, and yet, why not?'" --J.-K. Huysmans, _La-Bas_

"Do I, Thora Pattern, imagine that I can purchase people out of my fund of loneliness and place them like goldfish in the aquarium of my mind's room and there watch them day and night swimming round and round kept alive by the titbits I feed to them?" --Janet Frame, _The Edge of the Alphabet_

"Do I, Thora Pattern, imagine that I can purchase people out of my fund of loneliness and place them like goldfish in the aquarium of my mind's room and there watch them day and night swimming round and round kept alive by the titbits I feed to them?" --Janet Frame, _The Edge of the Alphabet_

"Golf" (from Fake Novel by Lee Foust)

"Golf" (from Fake Novel by Lee Foust)

"Golf" (from Fake Novel by Lee Foust)

Inbetween by Lee Foust

Inbetween

Inbetween by Lee Foust

A novel--coming in October 2019

"In a totally sane society, madness is the only freedom." J. G. Ballard, _Running Wild_ (1988)

"In a totally sane society, madness is the only freedom." J. G. Ballard, _Running Wild_ (1988)

"Writing for me is freedom... Moreover, the excitement of writing, for me, is that of a journey into strangeness." --Kathy Acker, from the introduction to _Bodies of Work_

"Writing for me is freedom... Moreover, the excitement of writing, for me, is that of a journey into strangeness." --Kathy Acker, from the introduction to _Bodies of Work_