Norman Spinrad - Quotes

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Mexico was conquered more by manipulation of myth and archetype. ---->>>

I write in American slang. ---->>>

I must admit to being greatly influenced by Joseph Campbell's The Hero With a Thousand Faces. ---->>>

I'm not gifted, but I'm not hopeless. ---->>>

As a child, I read science fiction, but from the very beginnings of my reading for pleasure, I read a lot of non-fictional history, particularly historical biography. ---->>>

I believe that interest in heroes is universal and eternal. ---->>>

I was a precocious reader. ---->>>

If I had parallel lives to pursue, I would also want one as a painter. ---->>>

The world has become more complex as technology and easy travel mixes cultures without homogenizing them. ---->>>

It's trite to say that the world has gotten smaller in the age of globalization, but my travels have told me that it's wrong to think this means there is some kind of uniform world culture. ---->>>

I've always been interested in the relationship between total external surround, culture, the political matrix, technology, etc., and the internal human consciousness. ---->>>

If it's not American, the French won't go see it. ---->>>

English is taking over the world. I just wrote a piece about it. And it's not by design. The United States dominates because it's the biggest market. ---->>>

I get work because I'm primarily a novelist but I've become script doctor. I can work back and forth between French and English. ---->>>

I never learned to read music. ---->>>

In America, if you don't do a 100 million dollars, you've done nothing. ---->>>

Is anything accidental? ---->>>

When you're in the States and you're a writer and you've got money and you walk into a bank, you're a bum with money. ---->>>

You can really do more than you think you can do. ---->>>

There are certain things that ordinary people have that celebrities don't have. ---->>>

The thematic, psychological, and cultural concerns of a writer are more relevant than whatever literary mode he or she chooses to deal with in any given novel. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 09-15, 1940
Occupation: Author

Norman Richard Spinrad (born September 15, 1940) is an American science fiction author, essayist, and critic. His fiction has won the Prix Apollo and been nominated for numerous awards, including the Hugo Award and multiple Nebula Awards. Born in New York City, Spinrad is a graduate of the Bronx High School of Science (wikipedia)