Lydia Davis Quotes

Lydia Davis Quotes: I am basically the sort of person who has stage-fright teaching. I kind of creep into a classroom. I'm not an anecdote-teller, either, although I often wish I were.
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Lydia Davis Quote: Nearly every morning, a certain woman in our community comes running out of her house with her face white and her overcoat flapping wildly. She cries out,
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Quotes about Lydia Davis: To be simple, I would say a story has to have a bit of narrative, if only
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Quote about Lydia Davis: The moment when a limit is reached, when there is nothing ahead but darkness: something comes in to help that is not real. Another way all this is like madness: a mad person not helped out of his trouble by anything real begins to trust what is not real because it helps him and he needs it because real things continue not to help him.
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Lydia Davis Sayings: Work hard and meticulously. When in trouble, look closely at a text that is a good example of what you're trying to do. And be patient.
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Lydia Davis Saying: the translator, a lonely sort of acrobat, becomes confused in a labyrinth of paradox, or climbs a pyramid of dependent clauses and has to invent a way down from it in his own language.
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Sayings about Lydia Davis: We all have an ongoing narrative inside our heads, the narrative that is spoken aloud if a friend asks a question. That narrative feels deeply natural to me. We also hang on to scraps of dialogue. Our memories don't usually serve us up whole scenes complete with dialogue. So I suppose I'm saying that I like to work from what a character is likely to remember, from a more interior place.
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Saying about Lydia Davis: If I was writing about an academic or a more difficult person, I would use the Latinate vocabulary more, but I do think Anglo-saxon is the language of emotion.
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