Italo Calvino Quote

The struggle of literature is in fact a struggle to escape from the confines of language; it stretches out from the utmost limits of what can be said; what stirs literature is the call and attraction of what is not in the dictionary.


The Literature Machine: Essays (ed. Random House, 2011) - ISBN: 9781446414453

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The struggle of literature is in fact a struggle to escape from the confines of language; it stretches out from the utmost limits of what can be...

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The struggle of literature is in fact a struggle to escape from the confines of language; it stretches out from the utmost limits of what can be...

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The struggle of literature is in fact a struggle to escape from the confines of language; it stretches out from the utmost limits of what can be...

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The struggle of literature is in fact a struggle to escape from the confines of language; it stretches out from the utmost limits of what can be...