Other epigraphs

One epigraph for a novel is plenty – and perhaps already too much – but in an attempt to have it both ways, here are some of the big-eyed darlings I had to drown for the new book. First is a quote from Walter Benjamin’s essay on Proust.

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From Lispector’s Near to the Wild Heart (tr. Alison Entrekin)

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And Goethe’s poem ‘Above the mountaintops’

Goethe epigraph

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