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Up from Journalism

Up from Journalism THE young man who loves books and has literary aspirations generally tries for a post on a newspaper staff. He is duly warned by the veteransDaily journalism is no more the road to literature than a county attorneyship is the road to the English Woolsack. You will dissipate in small change the talents you require for writing books. This is not a sculptor's studio, but a machine bakery. The art you lavish on the daily cakes will vanish when they are eaten. Why not stay in a steady routine job that does not compromise your imagination, and write in your spare time the things you want to write http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Library Review Emerald Publishing

Up from Journalism

Library Review , Volume 2 (6): 6 – Jun 1, 1930

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0024-2535
DOI
10.1108/eb011911
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Abstract

THE young man who loves books and has literary aspirations generally tries for a post on a newspaper staff. He is duly warned by the veteransDaily journalism is no more the road to literature than a county attorneyship is the road to the English Woolsack. You will dissipate in small change the talents you require for writing books. This is not a sculptor's studio, but a machine bakery. The art you lavish on the daily cakes will vanish when they are eaten. Why not stay in a steady routine job that does not compromise your imagination, and write in your spare time the things you want to write

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Library ReviewEmerald Publishing

Published: Jun 1, 1930

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