Quotes by: Manuel Puig

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For someone who writes fiction, in order to activate the imagination and the unconscious, it's essential to be free.
Manuel Puig
I believe realism is nothing but an analysis of reality. Film scripts have a synthetical constitution.
Manuel Puig
If a spectator with a philosophical mind, somebody accustomed to reading books, gets the same kind of information in a movie, he might not fully understand it.
Manuel Puig
Most of the movies I saw growing up were viewed as totally disposable, fine for quick consumption, but they have survived 50 years and are still growing.
Manuel Puig
In film, you can't go into analytical explorations because the audience will reject that.
Manuel Puig
I locate that special problem in a character and then try to understand it. That's the genesis of all my work.
Manuel Puig
Book reviews have never helped me. Most of them erred in their interpretations and their work has been a waste of time.
Manuel Puig
I began teaching in New York because I needed to stay in the United States and didn't have my immigration papers in order, so working for a university was a way of resolving the issue.
Manuel Puig
If the novelist shares his or her problems with the characters, he or she is able to study his personal unconscious.
Manuel Puig
The writer needs to react to his or her own internal universe, to his or her own point of view. If he or she doesn't have a personal point of view, it's impossible to be a creator.
Manuel Puig
I write novels because there is something I don't understand in reality.
Manuel Puig
I do believe that reading can help you understand what you're writing and see what others are doing. But sometimes the desire for more information can act as an inhibitor.
Manuel Puig
I've always wondered why there isn't a great French novel about the German occupation. The nouveau roman authors weren't interested in telling that sort of thing.
Manuel Puig
It's my own personal unconscious that ultimately creates the novel's aesthetic facade.
Manuel Puig
Modern American cinema seems to me superficial. The intention is to understand a certain reality, and the result is nothing but a photographing of that reality.
Manuel Puig
The essayist has to follow a certain intellectual pattern. The novelist has the advantage of using fantasy, of being subjective.
Manuel Puig
I've never seen a worse situation than that of young writers in the United States. The publishing business in North America is so commercialized.
Manuel Puig
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