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 :: 1917-, American Literary Critic, educator

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The ''text'' is merely one of the contexts of a piece of literature, its lexical or verbal one, no more or less important than the sociological, psychological, historical, anthropological or generic.
~ Leslie Fiedler - [Literary Criticism]

 

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To be an American (unlike being English or French or whatever) is precisely to imagine a destiny rather than to inherit one; since we have always been, insofar as we are Americans at all, inhabitants of myth rather than history.
~ Leslie Fiedler - [America]

 

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Unless criticism refuses to take itself quite so seriously or at least to permit its readers not to, it will inevitably continue to reflect the finicky canons of the genteel tradition and the depressing pieties of the Culture Religion of Modernism.
~ Leslie Fiedler - [Literary Criticism]

 

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