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Leon Edel - Quotes

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The answer to old age is to keep one's mind busy and to go on with one's life as if it were interminable. I always admired Chekhov for building a new house when he was dying of tuberculosis.

The answer to old age is to keep one's mind busy and to go on with one's life as if it were interminable. I always admired Chekhov for building a new house when he was dying of tuberculosis.

Any biographer must of necessity become a pilgrim a peripatetic, obsessed literary pilgrim, a traveler with four eyes. ---->>>

The biographer who writes the life of his subject's self-concept passes through a fade into the inner house of life. ---->>>

Biography

Name: Leon Edel
Nationality: American
Born: 09-09, 1907
Birthplace:
Die: 09-05, 1997
Occupation: Critic
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Joseph Leon Edel (9 September 1907 – 5 September 1997) was a North American literary critic and biographer. He was the elder brother of North American philosopher Abraham Edel. The Encyclopædia Britannica calls Edel "the foremost 20th-century authority on the life and works of Henry James." His work on James won him both a National Book Award and a Pulitzer Prize (wikipedia)