Footnote #6

“Wolfe’s editor was Maxwell Perkins, who also edited Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald. When Wolfe brought Perkins a draft of Of Time and the River in December of 1933, it was more than one million words long, and still growing. The first installment alone was two feet high.”

“All false art, all vain wisdom, lasts its time but finally destroys itself, and its highest culture is also the epoch of its decay.” 
― Immanuel Kant, Prolegomena to 
Any Future Metaphysics

“Shut your eyes and see.”
―James Joyce 


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