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Quotes for Writers and people who like quotes CHARLES BAXTER

fairytale_4419354963In A Streetcar Named Desire, Blanche DuBois shrieks, “I want magic!” and so do ordinary readers. Fiction began its life in magic and fables and in efforts to instruct, and let’s remember that Borges pointed out that realism is merely a brief episode in the history of literature. Realism is bracketed on both sides by myths and fantasies and monsters of every variety.

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2 comments on “Quotes for Writers and people who like quotes CHARLES BAXTER

  1. creativityorcrazy
    June 6, 2013

    I agree…’I want magic!’…it’s part of what seems to make the unbearable bearable sometimes. 🙂

  2. bridget whelan
    June 6, 2013

    Think we probably need magic more than ever….

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