Quotations by Barth, John


Everyone is necessarily the hero of his own life story. Hamlet could be told from Polonius’s point of view and called The Tragedy of Polonius, Lord Chamberlain of Denmark. He didn’t think he was a minor character in anything, I daresay.

John Barth (b. 1930) American novelist and short-story writer
The End of the Road, ch. 1 (1958)
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