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" What I feel most moved to write, that is banned,— it will not pay. Yet, altogether, write the other way I cannot. So the product is a final hash, and all my books are botches. "
Melville’s Anatomies - Página 7
por Samuel Otter - 1999 - 418 páginas
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Tell Me a Riddle

Tillie Olsen - 1995 - 310 páginas
...fear, can seldom be mine. Dollars damn me.... What I feel most moved to write, that is banned,—it will not pay. Yet, altogether, write the other way I cannot. So the product is a final hash ... Reiterated in Pierre, writing "that book whose unfathomable cravings drink his blood . . . When...
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Pierre, Or, The Ambiguities

Herman Melville - 1996 - 384 páginas
...intended orbit and would eventually lead Melville to realize, "What I feel most moved to write that . . . will not pay. Yet, altogether, write the other way I cannot. So the product is a final hash." In these opening pages, Pierre is blissfully happy at home in Saddle Meadows and perfectly comfortable...
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Herman Melville: 1819-1851

Hershel Parker - 1996 - 941 páginas
...bring himself to write "the other way," in a deliberate attempt to please the public. He concluded: "So the product is a final hash, and all my books are botches." He was speaking specifically about his methods of composition, remembering what he had done a few weeks...
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Herman Melville: The Critical Heritage

Watson G. Branch - 1997 - 444 páginas
...an old nutmeg-grater, grated to pieces by the constant attrition of the wood, that is, the nutmeg. What I feel most moved to write, that is banned, —...product is a final hash, and all my books are botches. I'm rather sore, perhaps, in this letter; but see my hand! — four blisters on this palm, made by...
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Figuring Authorship in Antebellum America

Michael Newbury - 1997 - 251 páginas
...Hawthorne from this period, Melville's antagonistic feelings toward the tastes of the public shine through: "What I feel most moved to write, that is banned,...product is a final hash, and all my books are botches." 59 Melville must have meant several things at this point in his career when he spoke of writing "the...
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The Comedian as Confidence Man: Studies in Irony Fatigue

Will Kaufman, Author Reviewer Audrey Bilger - 1997 - 270 páginas
...appearance on the CBS show? The answer appears to lie in the old dilemma admitted by Melville to Hawthorne: "What I feel most moved to write, that is banned —...will not pay. Yet, altogether, write the other way I cannot."23 The banning of Bill Hicks raises the same questions that Melville implied: To what extent...
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American Palestine: Melville, Twain, and the Holy Land Mania

Hilton Obenzinger - 1999 - 316 páginas
...Hawthorne in 1851, and the malicious Devil is forever grinning in upon me, holding the door ajar. . . . What I feel most moved to write, that is banned, —...the product is a final hash, and all my books are botches.6 By the time Melville arrived at Jaffa on January 4, 1857, he had pretty much given up in...
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Lives and Deaths: Selections from the Works of Edwin S. Shneidman

Edwin S. Shneidman - 1999 - 541 páginas
...when he wanted to say the things most meaningful to him. We all know his letter to Hawthorne in 1851: "What I feel most moved to write, that is banned,...pay. Yet, altogether, write the other way I cannot." And, from The Confidence Man, the tale of Charlemont, a story of aristocratic pride — and its concomitant...
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Lucchesi and The Whale

Frank Lentricchia - 2003 - 128 páginas
...I shall at last be worn out and perish. . . . What I feel most moved to write, that is banned,—it will not pay. Yet, altogether write the other way...product is a final hash, and all my books are botches." 1. Goes to NYC, city of his birth. 2. To perish by the cause of unfree writing, in the service of a...
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Bartleby. Benito Cereno

Herman Melville - 2001 - 144 páginas
...rule which now denied copyright to books by American authors even if first printed in Great Britain. "What I feel most moved to write, that is banned,...pay. Yet, altogether, write the other way I cannot", he later painfully confided to one of his intimate friends. It was precisely that way of writing that...
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