Louise Bogan Quotes

Because language is the carrier of ideas, it is easy to believe that it should be very little else than such a carrier.
Louise Bogan (1897-1970), U.S. poet, critic. "A Revolution in European Poetry," (written 1941), published in A Poet's Alphabet (1970).
But childhood prolonged, cannot remain a fairyland. It becomes a hell.
Louise Bogan (1897-1970), U.S. poet and critic. repr. In Selected Criticism: Poetry and Prose (1955). "Childhood's False Eden," (1940). Referring to Katherine Mansfield.