Added by staff

Share Your Quotes Join Us Inspire & Move Your Friends

How do you feel today?    I feel ...

The fact that there are so many weak, poor and boring stories and novels written and published in America has been ascribed by our rebels to the horrible squareness of our institutions, the idiocy of power, the debasement of sexual instincts, and the failure of writers to be alienated enough. The poems and novels of these same rebellious spirits, and their theoretical statements, are grimy and gritty and very boring too, besides being nonsensical, and it is evident by now that polymorphous sexuality and vehement declarations of alienation are not going to produce great works of art either.

This quote is about poetry-and-poets

Search on Google Books to find citations of this quotation.

A bit about Saul Bellow ...

Saul Bellow (June 10, 1915 April 5, 2005), was an acclaimed Canadian-born American Jewish writer. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1976 and the National Medal of Arts in 1988 [1].

These people bookmarked this quote:

judrec avatar
judrec

I'm female, say nothing