Zitate und Sprüche von Joyce Carol Oates

Joyce Carol Oates ist eine US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin. Gelegentlich publiziert Oates auch unter den Pseudonymen Rosamond Smith und Lauren Kelly. Oates' erster Roman erschien im Jahr 1963.

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Homo sapiens is the species that invents symbols in which to invest passion and authority, then forgets that symbols are inventions.

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Even as a young child, I was a lover of books and of the spaces in which, as indeed in a sacred temple, books might safely reside.

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A good, sympathetic review is always a wonderful surprise.

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If my favorite, most comfortable place is by our fireplace in cold weather, expedient places are on an airplane, in a waiting room or even waiting in line; frequently these days, while on the phone having been 'put on hold.'

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Yes, 'Black Girl/White Girl' might be described as a 'coming-of-age' novel, at least for the survivor Genna. It is also intended as a comment on race relations in America more generally: we are 'roommates' with one another, but how well do we know one another?

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