Phrases About and From Max Jacob

Rosanna Warren
Max Jacob: A Life in Art and Letters


p. 301

redefining fiction as an art not so much of plot as of voice

p. 309

what it meant to write a modern poem: not an explosive device, but a cadenced enchantment carrying the older art into new space

p. 389

Everything is morally metamorphic.


p. 527

through attention, you’ll enlarge the precious sensibility that is your fortune and your patient future. … Consider yourself a speck of the cosmos.

p. 530

Poetry is an invented dream

And so for day 2896

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