Monday, July 30, 2012

More on Personal Essay

Finally found sources for three more descriptions of personal essay.

Aldous Huxley: free association artistically controlled

Elizabeth Hardwick: thought itself in orbit

Virginia Woolf: A novel has a story, a poem rhyme; but what art can the essayist use ... to sting us wide awake and fix us in a trance which is not sleep but rather an intensification of life ...?

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