Janet Frame - Quotes

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Electricity, the peril the wind sings to in the wires on a gray day. ---->>>

It would be nice to travel if you knew where you were going and where you would live at the end or do we ever know, do we ever live where we live, we're always in other places, lost, like sheep. ---->>>

From the first place of liquid darkness, within the second place of air and light, I set down the following record with its mixture of fact and truths and memories of truths and its direction toward the Third Place, where the starting point is myth. ---->>>

I like to see life with its teeth out. ---->>>

For your own good is a persuasive argument that will eventually make a man agree to his own destruction. ---->>>

They think I'm going to be a schoolteacher but I'm going to be a poet. ---->>>

Writing a novel is not merely going on a shopping expedition across the border to an unreal land: it is hours and years spent in the factories, the streets, the cathedrals of the imagination.

Writing a novel is not merely going on a shopping expedition across the border to an unreal land: it is hours and years spent in the factories, the streets, the cathedrals of the imagination.

They meant abnormal. Divisions of the kind were fashionable at that time, and it was so easy to stifle one's need to help by deciding that help could neither be accepted nor understood. ---->>>

Very often the law of extremity demands an attention to irrelevance. ---->>>

Divisions of the kind were fashionable at that time, and it was so easy to stifle one's need to help by deciding that help could neither be accepted nor understood. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: New Zealand
Born: 08-28, 1924
Birthplace:
Die: 01-29, 2004
Occupation: Novelist
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Nene Janet Paterson Clutha ONZ CBE (28 August 1924 – 29 January 2004) was a New Zealand author who published under the name Janet Frame. She wrote novels, short stories, poetry, juvenile fiction, and an autobiography. Frame's celebrity derived from her dramatic personal history as well as her literary career (wikipedia)