Facts about M. H. Abrams

Summary

M. H. Abrams is a famous Critic, he/she is 106 years old and still alive, born July 23, 1912.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac leo, who is known for Ruling, Warmth, Generosity, Faithful, Initiative. Our collection contains 12 quotes who is written / told by H. Abrams.

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Famous quotes by M. H. Abrams (12)


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"The theories of the major philosophers of the 18th century secular enlightenment were biblical and theological in spite of themselves"
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"We are human, and nothing is more interesting to us than humanity"
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"The survival of artistic modes in which we recognize ourselves, identify ourselves and place ourselves will survive as long as humanity survives"
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"John Updike is always fun. And one of my former students, Tom Pynchon. And Harold Bloom, another former student"
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"If you read quickly to get through a poem to what it means, you have missed the body of the poem"
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"When I was a graduate student, the leading spirits at Harvard were interested in the history of ideas"
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"When something startlingly new comes up, young people, especially, seize it. You can't complain about that. I think its heyday has passed, but it's had an effect and will continue to have an effect"
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"We worked on solving the problem of voice communications in a noisy military environment. We established military codes that are highly audible and invented selection tests for personnel who had a superior ability to recognize sound in a noisy background"
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"Key metaphors help determine what and how we perceive and how we think about our perceptions"
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"It's amazing how, age after age, in country after country, and in all languages, Shakespeare emerges as incomparable"
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"If you learn one thing from having lived through decades of changing views, it is that all predictions are necessarily false"
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"Hard work makes easy reading or, at least, easier reading"


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