Friday, July 26, 2019

Quote of the Week: Literary Influences

But this tendency of Huck Finn to cause other writers to write books extremely similar to it but worse is telling; the voice of the book reminds us of the beauty of the world, and of the fact that beauty can indeed be gotten at by the word, and that our language, English, that old dowager, has not yet begun to fight.
 - George Sanders, "The United States of Huck," p.193 in The Braindead Megaphone

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