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Bernard Malamud
(1914-1986) born on
Apr 26
US novelist, short-story writer. He made parables out of Jewish immigrant life.
         
   
F
A writer is a spectator, looking at everything with a highly critical eye.

R
I work with language. I love the flowers of afterthought.
A
It was all those biographies in me yelling, "We want out. We want to tell you what we've done to you."
N
Once you've got some words looking back at you, you can take two or three or throw them away and look for others.
K
Stay with it. . . ultimately you teach yourself something very important about yourself.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
R: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
A: "On how "Dublin's Lives," resulted from a lifetime of reading biographies, "W," 16 Feb 1979.
N: On the task of beginning, recalled on his death 18 Mar 1986.
K: On writing.
   


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