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  • Midwives by Chris Bohjalian: the bestselling novelists 'weekly columns for his local VT paper are collected in Idyll Banter.

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  • It is a remark of Schopenhauer that the Idyll, which is the only form of poetry specially devoted to the description of human felicity, always paints life in its simplest and least elaborated form, and he sees in this an illustration of his doctrine that the greatest happiness will be found in the simplest and even most uniform life provided it escapes the evil of ennui.

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  • In that collection there's a story called "Idyll" which I've referenced on numerous occassions as a core influence on my own work.

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  • In that collection there's a story called "Idyll" which I've referenced on numerous occassions as a core influence on my own work.

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  • Even the weirdest pataphysical fiction that uses logical impossibilities Guy Davenport in "Idyll", Delany in DHALGREN, the film BUFFET FROID often seems to me to be deeply mimetic precisely so the suturae are more disruptive when they come.

    "Mimetic Fiction"

  • I've lost count of the number of times I've read "Idyll".

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  • I've lost count of the number of times I've read "Idyll".

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  • The book was introduced by what was in fact another Thrums "Idyll," on a higher level than the rest of the book.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3 "Banks" to "Bassoon"

  • It was pressure from him that induced me to write a second "Idyll" and a third after I thought the first completed the picture, he set me thinking seriously of these people, and though he knew nothing of them himself, may be said to have led me back to them.

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  • It was pressure from him that induced me to write a second "Idyll" and a third after I thought the first completed the picture, he set me thinking seriously of these people, and though he knew nothing of them himself, may be said to have led me back to them.

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