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September 23, 2014

A brief survey of the short story

"In a lecture delivered in New York in the spring of 1983, Italo Calvino remarked that 'most of the books I have written and those I intend to write originate from the thought that it will be impossible for me to write a book of that kind: when I have convinced myself that such a book is completely beyond my capacities of temperament or skill, I sit down and start writing it'."

Posted by Ghost of a flea at September 23, 2014 10:47 AM