And the question then is that of putting the truth genie back in the bottle. I would like a rest from either being gay, gay, gay or being Irish, Irish, Irish. Some other thing you could be—French, maybe, or very old, or clean-living—I might try.
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Obviously, being a woman would be terrific. I did it in my first novel so I suppose I cannot do it again.
I wish there were more categories. I suppose there will be in time. AMIS: Perhaps because the brain is partly reptilian.
I have a rather schmaltzy notion of human potentiality which is, in fact, embodied in literature. It just stays there.
The Author Interviews
I think literature has not just been about, but embodies: the best. The best that humans can do.
AMIS: The best moral thought. The representation of humanity at the crest of itself.
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Something like that. It seems to me that would be a tenable way of looking at it. AMIS: Literature? I mean, they say the novel is dead. Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem?
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