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“... language is power, life and the instrument of culture, the instrument of domination and liberation.”
“Comedy is tragedy that happens to other people.”
“I know that whenever a group of women are gathered together, the grandmother always makes a phantom appearance, hovering above them.”
“Reading a book is like re-writing it for yourself ... You bring to a novel, anything you read, all your experience of the world. You bring your history and you read it in your own terms.”
Angela Carter, English writer
(1940 - 1992)