William Carlos Williams Quote

Poe gives the sense for the first time in America, that literature is serious, not a matter of courtesy but of truth.


In the American Grain (ed. New Directions Publishing, 1956) - ISBN: 9780811202305

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Poe gives the sense for the first time in America, that literature is serious, not a matter of courtesy but of truth.

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Poe gives the sense for the first time in America, that literature is serious, not a matter of courtesy but of truth.

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Poe gives the sense for the first time in America, that literature is serious, not a matter of courtesy but of truth.

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Poe gives the sense for the first time in America, that literature is serious, not a matter of courtesy but of truth.