Deborah Eisenberg Quotes

Deborah Eisenberg Quotes: The task is not primarily to have a story, but to penetrate the story, to discard the elements of it that are merely shell, or husk, that give apparent form to the story, but actually obscure the essence. In other words, the problem is to transcend the givens of a narrative.
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Deborah Eisenberg Quote: Nothing is more fortifying than learning that you have a real reader, a reader who truly responds both accurately and actively. It gives you courage, and you feel, I can crawl out on the branch a little further. It's going to hold.
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Quotes about Deborah Eisenberg: I'm a bit of an expert on anger, having suffered from it all through my youth, when I was both brunt and font. It's certainly the most miserable state to be in but it's also tremendously gratifying, really
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Quote about Deborah Eisenberg: Every moment is all the things that have happened before and all the things that are going to happen, and...the way all those things look at one point on their way along a line.
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Deborah Eisenberg Sayings: I don't think things are ever exactly the way one expects, and I don't think things are ever the way one assumes they are at the moment. What I actually think is that one has no idea of what things are like, ever.
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