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Joyce Carol Oates on D.H. Lawrence

“If Lawrence hadn’t written those novels he would have been far more readily acclaimed as one of the greatest poets in the language.” —Joyce Carol Oates, Paris Review The Hostile Sun: […]

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Art For My Sake

The Guardian asks Joyce Carol Oates and others whether writing for a living is a joy or a chore; JCO suggests don’t trust anybody’s answer: Recall that DH Lawrence warned us to trust the tale, not the teller – the teller of fictions is likely to be a liar. Darwinian evolutionary psychology suggests that none of us really knows what […]