Hortense Calisher

From Wikiquote
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Hortense Calisher (December 20, 1911January 13, 2009) was an American novelist.


  • A happy childhood can't be cured. Mine'll hang around my neck like a rainbow, that's all, instead of a noose.
    • Queenie, 1971.

Quotes about Hortense Calisher[edit]

  • We also organized Vietnamese Life. Vietnamese Life was like a teach-in through artists and writers. Everybody did something that would teach about Vietnamese life. Wally Zuckerman, who used to make harpsichords in the Village, did a Vietnamese forest symphony. Writers like Hortense Calisher read Vietnamese stories. [Avant-garde playwright] Maria Irena Fornes did The Vietnamese Wedding, which later became a play.

External links[edit]

Wikipedia has an article about: