Oct 15, 2012

John Bunyan's accident of fiction

"When at the first I took my pen in hand
Thus for to write, I did not understand
That I at all should make a little book
In such a mode; nay, I had undertook
To make another; which, when almost done,
Before I was aware, I this begun.

"And thus it was: I, writing on the way
And race of saints, in this our gospel day,
Fell suddenly into an allegory"
-- John Bunyan, "The Author's Apology for his Book," Pilgrim's Progress

1 comment:

  1. This is really worth reading, it has too much details in it and yet it is so simple to understand


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