Fitzgerald Had That Singular Quality

Like Hemingway and Faulkner, but in an entirely different mode, Fitzgerald had that singular quality without which a writer is not really a writer at all, and that is a voice, a distinct and identifiable voice. This is really not the same thing as a style; a style can be emulated, a voice cannot, and the witty, rueful, elegaic voice gives his work its bright authenticity.

A-Z Quotes. 2020. 60 QUOTES BY WILLIAM STYRON [PAGE – 3] | A-Z Quotes. [online] Available at: <> [Accessed 11 June 2020].

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