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The philistine provides the best definition of art. Anything that makes him rage is first class.
A critic at best is a waiter at the great table of literature.
Aphorisms and epigrams are the corner-stones of literary art.
Aphorisms give you more for your time and money than any other literary form. Only the poem comes near to it, but then most good poems either start off from an aphorism or arrive at one.
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The urge to write poetry is like having an itch. When the itch becomes annoying enough, you scratch it.
Robert Penn Warren
February 6, 1918
March 23, 2001
Louis Dudek was a Canadian poet, academic, and publisher known for his role in defining Modernism in poetry, and for his literary criticism. He was the author of over two dozen books.
Continuation II (1981)
Literature and the Press (1960)
Infinite worlds (1988)
Zembla's rocks (1986)
The poetry of Louis Dudek (2000)
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