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"But now the tide is in. The course is set. The charts are explicit, for we are not the first to make the voyage out: the poets long ago preceded us into exile, and one can observe them up ahead, arms outstretched to greet the old enemy, their new companions at the edge of the known world." (Chapter 3, pg 25)

"Works of fiction, at best, create not arguments but worlds, and a world by definition is an attitude toward a complex of experience, not a single argument or theme, syllogistically proposed." (Chapter 5, pg 38)

"From the beginning, the American civilization has been simultaneously romantic and puritan." (Chapter 6, pg 43)

"Reading these 10 books one after the other was like being trapped in the 'Late Late Show,' staggering from one half-remembered movie scene to another." (Chapter 10, pg 88)

"Apparently the novel is no longer what...

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