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Don DeLillo

(b. 1936– )

U.S writer

“Writing is a form of personal freedom. It frees us from the mass identity we see in the making all around us. In the end, writers will write not to be outlaw heroes of some underculture but mainly to save themselves, to survive as individuals.”

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source: Conversations with Don DeLillo (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2005), p.143.

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notes: This comes from a letter Don DeLillo wrote to Jonathan Franzen

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