James Dickey Quotes

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Born: February 2, 1923, Buckhead, Georgia, USA
Birth Country: USA
Died: Columbia, South Carolina, USA, January 19, 1997
Occupation: Author

1.
I think Ginsberg has done more harm to the craft that I honor and live by than anybody else by reducing it to a kind of mean that enables the most dubious practitioners to claim they are poets because they think, If the kind of thing Ginsberg does is poetry, I can do that.
- James Dickey

2.
I want a fever, in poetry: a fever, and tranquillity.
- James Dickey

3.
She was the Judy Garland of American poetry.
- James Dickey

4.
The New York Quarterly is an amazing, intelligent, crazy, creative, strange, and indispensable magazine.
- James Dickey

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