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The Author and Ingmar Bergman: Two Legacies Endure

John Orr’s proposal for a text on Swedish director Ingmar Bergman first came to Berghahn in 2009. In September 2010, however, the prominent film scholar passed away with a manuscript in peer review. It was Professor Orr’s wife, Anne, who took up the finalization of the book, shepherding it through stages of review, revision and […]

“A book is a gift you can open again and again.” Garrison Keillor

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“Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen.” John Steinbeck

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“I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.” Douglas Adams, The Salmon of Doubt

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“If there’s a book you really want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.” Toni Morrison

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“What would men be without women? Scarce, sir…mighty scarce.” Mark Twain

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“The love of learning, the sequestered nooks, And all the sweet serenity of books.” Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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“Books are humanity in print.” Barbara Tuchman

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“Anybody can make history. Only a great man can write it.” Oscar Wilde, The True Function and Value of Criticism

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“Not to know what happened before you were born is to remain forever a child.” Cicero

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