lundi 15 octobre 2012

Francis Scott Fitzgerald, "AUTHOR'S HOUSE", Esquire, Juillet 1936

Of course I must begin with an apology for writing about authors at all. In the days of the old Smart Set Mencken and Nathan had a rejection slip which notified the aspirant that they would not consider stories about painters, musicians and authors—perhaps because these classes are supposed to express themselves fully in their own work and are not a subject for portraiture. And having made the timorous bow I proceed with the portrait.

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