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|30 When humor can be made to alternate with melancholy, one has a success, |
but when the same things are funny and melancholic at the same time, it's just
wonderful. FRANCOIS TRUFFAUT (1932-84), French film director. Letter, 1 5 fan.
|Thurber, James When humor can be made to alternate with melancholy, one has |
a success, but when the same things are funny and melancholic at the same time
, it's just wonderful. - Truffaut, Francois The comic spirit is given to us in order ...
|... last Friday; when humour can be made to alternate with melancholy, one has a |
success, but when the same things are funny and melancholic at the same time,
it's just wonderful, yours, Francois Truffaut j - French dramatist and screenwriter, ...
|Such is the drift of humour in our generation ; a funny man is one who has |
something on his mind and his object is to find ... at which his victims will " go
over," slide into melancholia, lose their memories, melt into the general emotional
condition ... the distances that homing dogs can travel ; and on the other, to
rhetorical questions which freeze the march cf time itself. ... Of course he is
pellucid and he can write prose ; in a way, it is funny to read him without laughing
— one did the same ...
|In this award-winning #1 national bestseller, Patrick deWitt spins a violent, lustful, hung-over and humorous odyssey through the underworld of the 1850s frontier.|
|His novels usually explore the relationship between the exceptional individual and his or her environment, the environment of family, or of the world in general. Early Sorrow is among his later writings and are tales about parental love.|
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