Ralph Ellison Quote

The act of writing requires a constant plunging back into the shadow of the past where time hovers ghostlike.


As quoted in Writers at Work (1963) edited by George Plimpton.

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The act of writing requires a constant plunging back into the shadow of the past where time hovers ghostlike.

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The act of writing requires a constant plunging back into the shadow of the past where time hovers ghostlike.

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The act of writing requires a constant plunging back into the shadow of the past where time hovers ghostlike.

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The act of writing requires a constant plunging back into the shadow of the past where time hovers ghostlike.