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" This moral is that the flower of art blooms only where the soil is deep, that it takes a great deal of history to produce a little literature, that it needs a complex social machinery to set a writer in motion. "
Inventing Australia: Images and Identity, 1688-1980 - Page 57
by Richard White - 1981 - 205 pages
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Appletons' Journal, Volume 8

1880
...fame ; for he has the advantage of pointing a valuable moral. This moral is, that the flower of an art blooms only where the soil is deep, that it takes...needs a complex social machinery to set a writer in motion. American civilization has hitherto had other things to do than to produce flowers, and before...
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Hawthorne

Henry James - Authors, American - 1879 - 177 pages
...side of his fame ; for he has the advantage of pointing EARLY YEARS. a valuable moral. This moral is that the flower of art blooms only where the soil...needs a complex social machinery to set a writer in motion. American civilization has hitherto had other things to do than to produce flowers, and before...
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Hawthorne

Henry James - Authors, American - 1880 - 177 pages
...advantage of pointing a valuable moral. This moral is that the flower^ of art blooms only where the_soil is deep, that it takes a great deal of history to produce ajittle Jiteraturgj. that it needs a~complex social machinery to set a writer in motion. American civilization...
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English Men of Letters, Volume 13

John Morley - 1894
...the graceful side of his fame ; for he has the advantage of pointing a valuable moral. This moral is that the flower of art blooms only where the soil...needs a complex social machinery to set a writer in motion. American civilization has hitherto had other things to do than to produce flowers, and before...
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Louise Imogen Guiney: Her Life and Works, 1861-1920

Eva Mabel Tenison - Poets, American - 1923 - 348 pages
...LITTLE ENGLISH GALLERY " THE flower of art," says Henry James, " blooms only where the soil is deep." " It takes a great deal of history to produce a little literature " and " it needs a complex social machinery to set a writer in motion." l Such also was the feeling,...
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The American Mind: An Interpretation of American Thought and Character Since ...

Henry Steele Commager - History - 1950 - 476 pages
...church, with "its safe, lovingly arranged and ordered universe, not too vast, though nobly spacious." "It takes a great deal of history to produce a little literature," Henry James had written, and the sense of history was strong in Willa Cather, stronger by far than...
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The Art of Criticism: Henry James on the Theory and the Practice of Fiction

Henry James - Literary Criticism - 1986 - 517 pages
...the graceful side of his fame; for he has the advantage of pointing a valuable moral. This moral is that the flower of art blooms only where the soil...needs a complex social machinery to set a writer in motion. American civilization has hitherto had other things to do than to produce flowers, and before...
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Scenes of Nature, Signs of Men: Essays on 19th and 20th Century American ...

Tony Tanner - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 288 pages
...opposite point of view by affirming at the very outset of his book on Hawthorne that 'the moral is that the flower of art blooms only where the soil...produce a little literature, that it needs a complex machinery to set a writer in motion'. Implicitly, indeed almost explicitly, this suggested that America...
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Ireland's Literature: Selected Essays

Terence Brown - English literature - 1988 - 262 pages
...New England and the problems encountered there by that writer. He brooded upon James's formulation that 'it needs a complex social machinery to set a writer in motion/18 reflecting on its pertinence to the Irish situation, where the Anglo-Irish class had virtually...
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The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism: Volume 7, Modernism and the New ...

George Alexander Kennedy, A. Walton Litz - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 576 pages
...texture which Henry James had observed in his life of Hawthorne. (There James had drawn the lesson that 'the flower of art blooms only where the soil...needs a complex social machinery to set a writer in motion'.) Trilling even argued that American novels 'have given us very few substantial or memorable...
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