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" Tell all the Truth but tell it slant— Success in Circuit lies Too bright for our infirm Delight The Truth's superb surprise As Lightning to the Children eased With explanation kind The Truth must dazzle gradually Or every man be blind... "
A Thinking Reed - Seite 275
von Barry Jones - 2006 - 561 Seiten
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Mission to Moscow

Howard Koch, Tino Balio - 1980 - 277 Seiten
...time of war, for acceptable levels of distortion. Emily Dickinson, in a poem about propaganda, advises "Tell all the truth, but tell it slant— / Success in circuit lies." Mission to Moscow had plenty of slant, but not enough truth. The film serves as a warning for those...
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New World Metaphysics: Readings on the Religious Meaning of the American ...

Giles Gunn - 1981 - 482 Seiten
...startled Grass That Darkness — is about to pass — "Tell all the Truth but tell it slant—" (ca. 1868) Tell all the Truth but tell it slant — Success in...Truth must dazzle gradually Or every man be blind — Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) Sixteenth President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln has perhaps...
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Emily Dickinson and Her Culture: The Soul's Society

Barton Levi St Armand - 1986 - 384 Seiten
...corresponding metaphysical truth overwhelm and totally engulf the frail consciousness of the observer: Tell all the Truth but tell it slant Success in Circuit...Truth must dazzle gradually Or every man be blind- Q n29] Such were the dangers of dealing with the unveiled mysteries of the sublime. The paradox was...
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The Power of Genre

Adena Rosmarin - 1985 - 199 Seiten
...surprisingly, the explanation of these complexities itself grows complex. Chapter 3 The Mask Lyric Tell all the Truth but tell it slant Success in Circuit lies. Emily Dickinson Maintenant, je suis juge-penitent. Albert Camus Complicating the Rhetoric of Lyricism:...
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Experiencing Creativity: On the Social Psychology of Art

Robert Neal Wilson - 1986 - 171 Seiten
...gave poetic point to this aspect of art's truth-value: Tell all the Truth but tell it slantSuccess in Circuit lies Too bright for our infirm Delight...Truth must dazzle gradually Or every man be blind— 3 The humanist's voice claims, with persuasive rhetoric if not with wholly convincing evidence, that...
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Voicing the Void: Muteness and Memory in Holocaust Fiction

Sara R. Horowitz - 1997 - 276 Seiten
...that is cognitively and psychologically unsettling to the reader. Like Emily Dickinson, who advises, 'Tell all the Truth but tell it slant / Success in Circuit lies" (248), Rawicz's narrator asks that one thinks through the world-shattering losses of the Shoah, rather...
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Melville's Evermoving Dawn: Centennial Essays

Melville Society - 1997 - 419 Seiten
...Shakespeare, at the very time when Moby-Dick was taking form; so Emily Dickinson would enjoin us to "Tell all the Truth but tell it slant— / Success in Circuit lies." 10 Even as truth-teller Ishmael is leading us out of our everyday world into the world of ships and...
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Poetic Knowledge: The Recovery of Education

James S. Taylor - 1998 - 211 Seiten
...Poetic Knowledge and the Integrated Humanities Program Tell all the Truth but tell it slantSuccess in Circuit lies Too bright for our infirm Delight The Truth's superb surprise. —Emily Dickinson o awaken wonder was the major work of the muses and of the Integrated Humanities...
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In Other Words: Interviews with Australian Poets

Barbara Williams - 1998 - 280 Seiten
...reader is not overwhelmed. 7 was interested to find Emily Dickinson expressing a similar vieurpoint: Tell all the Truth but tell it slant Success in Circuit lies [...] The Truth must dazzle gradually Or every man be blind - 3 Your words and Dickinson's both suggest...
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Jewish History and Jewish Memory: Essays in Honor of Yosef Hayim Yerushalmi

Yosef Hayim Yerushalmi, Sady and Ludwig Kahn Professor of Jewish History David N Myers - 1998 - 462 Seiten
...Emily Dickinson once wrote in one of her poems is very relevant to the problematics of autobiography: "Tell all the truth, But tell it slant. Success in circuit lies." See Richard B. Sewall, "In Search of Emily Dickinson," in Extraordinary Lives: The Art and Craft of...
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