Quotes by fiction
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English biographer, novelist and critic 1949-
I think biography can be more personal than fiction, and certainly can be more expressive.
Irish writer and novelist 1934-2006
I think fiction is a very serious thing, that while it is fiction, it is also a revelation of truth, or facts.
English writer 1894-1963
I think that fiction. history and biography are immensely important, because they provide a picture of life now and of life in the past.
American writer, feminist, womanist, librarian, and civil 1934-1992
I would like to do another piece of fiction dealing with a number of issues: Lesbian parenting, the 1960's, and interracial relationships in the Lesbian and Gay community.
American Novelist 1933-
I write fiction and I'm told it's autobiography, I write autobiography and I'm told it's fiction, so since I'm so dim and they're so smart, let them decide what it is or it isn't.
Ursula K. Le Guin
American author 1929-
If science fiction is the mythology of modern technology, then its myth is tragic.
British writer, criticus 1917-1993
If you write fiction you are, in a sense, corrupted. There's a tremendous corruptibility for the fiction writer because you're dealing mainly with sex and violence. These remain the basic themes, they're the basic themes of Shakespeare whether you like it or not.
French philosopher 1909-1943
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our life.
English novelist and screenwriter 1969-
Implausible truth can serve one better than plausible fiction.Source: Wolkenatlas (2008) 53
American author and professor
In some sense, prose fiction is just a way of unlocking a space. If I can unlock the space, it comes out and it's vivid, I find that I care about it, and it's part of me.
Catherine Drinker Bowen
In writing biography, fact and fiction shouldn't be mixed. And if they are, the fictional points should be printed in red ink, the facts printed in black ink.
American writer 1920-1992
Individual science fiction stories may seem as trivial as ever to the blinder critics and philosophers of today - but the core of science fiction, its essence has become crucial to our salvation if we are to be saved at all.
Carl Clinton Van Doren
American critic and biographer 1885-1950
IT is mere coincidence that Cooper was born in the year which produced The Power of Sympathy and that when he died Uncle Tom's Cabin was passing through its serial stage, and yet the limits of his life mark almost exactly the first great period of American fiction.
American novelist and biographer 1961-
It is so common to write autobiographical fiction in which your own experience is thinly disguised.
American writer and essayist 1925-1964
It seems that the fiction writer has a revolting attachment to the poor, for even when he writes about the rich, he is more concerned with what they lack than with what they have.
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