Facts about George Oppen

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George Oppen was a famous Poet from USA, who lived between April 24, 1908 and July 7, 1984.

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He/she is born under the zodiac taurus, who is known for Security, Subtle strength, Appreciation, Instruction, Patience. Our collection contains 8 quotes who is written / told by George.

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Famous quotes by George Oppen (8)


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"Truth, also is the pursuit of it"
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"The situation of the Old Left was the theory of Socialist Realism, etc. It seemed pointless to argue. We stayed carefully away from people who wrote for the New Masses"
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"Things explain each other, not themselves"
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"The first question at that time in poetry was simply the question of honesty, of sincerity"
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"A pure mathematical series would be one in which each term is derived from the preceding term by a rule"
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"A discrete series is a series of terms each of which is empirically derived, each one of which is empirically true. And this is the reason for the fragmentary character of those poems"
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"There are situations which cannot honorably be met by art"
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"Clarity, clarity, surely clarity is the most beautiful thing in the world, A limited, limiting clarity I have not and never did have any motive of poetry But to achieve clarity"


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