It seems to me that an author who has determined very new domains in literature is Gertrude Stein.
In relation to a writer, most readers believe in the Double Standard: they may be unfaithful to him as often as they like, but he must never, never be unfaithful to them.
The Odyssey is the story of Americans up to the point where they are well-established, and even so it is detached from the historical side.
The bad man desires arbitrary power. What moves the evil man is the love of injustice.
Geniuses are the luckiest of mortals because what they must do is the same as what they most want to do.
All societies are historical.
Grief is perhaps an unknown territory for you. You might feel both helpless and hopeless without a sense of a ‘map’ for the journey. Confusion is the hallmark of a transition. To rebuild both your inner and outer world is a major project.
God bless the USA, so large, so friendly, and so rich.
All confessions are Odysseys.
No poet or novelist wishes he were the only one who ever lived, but most of them wish they were the only one alive, and quite a number fondly believe their wish has been granted.