Janet Malcolm Quotes

Janet Malcolm Quotes: This is what it is the business of the artist to do. Art is theft, art is armed robbery, art is not pleasing your mother.
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Janet Malcolm Quote: The heavy odds against finding the desired... work of art in the mess and flux of life, as opposed to the serene orderliness of imagined reality, give a special tense dazzle and an atmosphere of tour de force to any photographs that succeed in the search.
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Quotes about Janet Malcolm: The 'I' character in journalism is almost pure invention. Unlike the 'I' of autobiography, who is meant to be seen as a representation of the writer, the 'I' of journalism is connected to the writer only in a tenuous way
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Quote about Janet Malcolm: Fidelity to the subject's thought and to his characteristic way of expressing himself is the sine qua non of journalistic quotation.
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