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“The eulogy is the most autobiographical of forms.”

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source: said in conversation, perhaps to Francine Prose (quoted by Prose in her New York Times book review of “Must You Go?” by Antonia Fraser, November 19, 2010)

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“As a work gets more autobiographical, more intimate, more confessional, more embarrassing, it breaks into fragments. Our lives aren’t prepackaged along narrative lines and, therefore, by its very nature, reality-based art—underprocessed, underproduced—splinters and explodes.”

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source: David Shields, Reality Hunger: A Manifesto (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2010), 27.

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