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" Fiction — if it at all aspires to be art — appeals to temperament. And in truth it must be, like painting, like music, like all art, the appeal of one temperament to all the other innumerable temperaments whose subtle and resistless power endows passing... "
A Handbook on Story Writing - Page 12
by Blanche Colton Williams - 1919 - 356 pages
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The Nigger of the Narcissus: A Tale of the Forecastle

Joseph Conrad - African Americans - 1919 - 217 pages
...avowal is not yet complete. Fiction — if it at all aspires to be art — appeals to temperament. And in truth it must be, like painting, like music,...the moral, the emotional atmosphere of the place and time.](Suc& aij.-appeal to be effective must be an impression conveyed through the senses,; and, in...
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The Nigger of the Narcissus: A Tale of the Forecastle

Joseph Conrad - African Americans - 1919 - 217 pages
...avowal is not yet complete. Fiction — if it at all aspires to be art — appeals to_temperament. And in truth it must be, like painting, like music, like all art, the appeal of one temperament to afl the other innumerable tempera^ menfs whose subtle and resistless power endows passing events TwiffijK'jFltrue...
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Hemingway, the Writer as Artist

Carlos Baker - Literary Criticism - 1972 - 438 pages
.... . . Fiction, if it at all aspires to be art, appeals to temperament. And in truth it must be ... the appeal of one temperament to all the other innumerable...moral, the emotional atmosphere of the place and time." One may remark in passing that the closing phrase, "the emotional atmosphere of the place and time,"...
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Conrad in the Nineteenth Century

Ian Watt - Literary Criticism - 1981 - 375 pages
...essay's structure follows conventional expository order. The paragraph begins: "Fiction . . . must be ... like all art, the appeal of one temperament to all...moral, the emotional atmosphere of the place and time." This is essentially a transitional summary of what has gone before; but it is not immediately recognisable...
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A Genealogy of Modernism: A Study of English Literary Doctrine 1908-1922

Michael Levenson - Literary Criticism - 1986 - 250 pages
...resolution of the issue is telling if indirect. Fiction, he goes on to say, "appeals to temperament": "And in truth it must be, like painting, like music,...moral, the emotional atmosphere of the place and time." 4 The central notion here is that of temperament "endowing" events with their "true meaning." The implication,...
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The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism: Volume 7, Modernism and the New ...

George Alexander Kennedy, A. Walton Litz - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 576 pages
...activity of seeing. Fiction, writes Conrad, 'appeals to temperament' because it is human temperament 'whose subtle and resistless power endows passing events with their true meaning'. Not the visible universe in itself, but the universe as apprehended by our subjectivity gives art its...
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Rereading Conrad

Daniel R. Schwarz - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 194 pages
...a version of Conrad's own: Fiction — if it at all inspires to be art — appeals to temperament. And in truth it must be, like painting, like music,...the moral, the emotional atmosphere of the place and time.26 In many ways "to make you see" is also the subject of James's The Turn of the Screw (1898)...
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An Aesthetics of Morality: Pedagogic Voice and Moral Dialogue in Mann, Camus ...

John Krapp - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 220 pages
...Narcissus (1897), where he writes, "Fiction— if it at all aspires to be art—appeals to temperament. And in truth it must be, like painting, like music,...temperament to all the other innumerable temperaments whose subde and resisdess power endows passing events with their true meaning, and creates the moral, the...
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Catalogue Raisonnâe as Memoir: A Composer's Life

Dominick Argento - Music - 2004 - 230 pages
...being which is not dependent on wisdom, to that in us which is a gift and not an acquisition . . . such an appeal, to be effective, must be an impression conveyed through the senses ... it is not amenable to persuasion . . . its high desire is to reach the secret springs of responsive...
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Ashes Taken for Fire: Aesthetic Modernism And the Critique of Identity

Kevin Bell
...identification with the ideal of music: Fiction—if it at all aspires to be art—appeals to temperament. And in truth it must be, like painting, like music,...emotional atmosphere of the place and time. Such an appeal must be an impression conveyed through the senses; and in fact cannot be made in any other way, because...
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