Going back to Hemingway's work after several years is like going back to a brook where you had often fished and finding the woods as deep and cool as they used to be.
Quoted in Pete Hamill A Drinking Life (1994).
A new generation does not appear every 30 years. It appears when writers of the same age join in a common revolt against the fathers and when, in the process of adopting a new lifestyle, they find theirownmodels and spokesmen.Malcolm Cowley
I?chopped the manuscript down to size, or sawed it into fireplace lengths.Malcolm Cowley