Henry James Quote

There are two kinds of taste in the appreciation of imaginative literature: the taste for emotions of surprise and the taste for emotions of recognition.


"Anthony Trollope," Century Magazine (July 1883); reprinted in Partial Portraits (1888).

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There are two kinds of taste in the appreciation of imaginative literature: the taste for emotions of surprise and the taste for emotions of...

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There are two kinds of taste in the appreciation of imaginative literature: the taste for emotions of surprise and the taste for emotions of...

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There are two kinds of taste in the appreciation of imaginative literature: the taste for emotions of surprise and the taste for emotions of...

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There are two kinds of taste in the appreciation of imaginative literature: the taste for emotions of surprise and the taste for emotions of...