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Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin TRAILER | Sheffield Doc/Fest 2018 – YouTube

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For Ursula K. Le Guin | Autonomies

Ursula K. Le Guin

A Few Words to a Young Writer: Socrates said, “The misuse of language induces evil in the soul.” He wasn’t talking about grammar. To misuse language is to use it the way politicians . . .

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Ursula K. Le Guin, Acclaimed for Her Fantasy Fiction, Is Dead at 88

Ursula K. Le Guin on Aging and What Beauty Really Means | Brain Pickings

Ursula K. Le Guin by Laura Anglin

Ursula K. Le Guin on Aging and What Beauty Really Means | Brain Pickings.

Ursula K. Le Guin on Being a Man | Brain Pickings

Ursula K. Le Guin on Being a Man | Brain Pickings.

“We will need writers who can remember freedom”: Ursula K Le Guin at the National Book Awards | parker higgins dot net

Ursula K. Le Guin

Right now, I think we need writers who know the difference between the production of a market commodity and the practice of an art. Developing written material to suit sales strategies in order to maximize corporate profit and advertising revenue is not quite the same thing as responsible book publishing or authorship. (Thank you, brave applauders.)

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Books, you know, they’re not just commodities. The profit motive often is in conflict with the aims of art. We live in capitalism. Its power seems inescapable. So did the divine right of kings. Any human power can be resisted and changed by human beings. Resistance and change often begin in art, and very often in our art—the art of words.

– Ursula K. Le Guin

“We will need writers who can remember freedom”: Ursula K Le Guin at the National Book Awards | parker higgins dot net.

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