Famous Authors Who Hated Each Other’s Writing (Infographic)

“He has never been known to use a word that might send a reader to the dictionary.”
– William Faulkner on Ernest Hemingway

“Poor Faulkner. Does he really think big emotions come from big words?”
– Ernest Hemingway on William Faulkner

This infographic designed by Jan Diehm for The Huffington Post shows that even the world’s most celebrated writers aren’t above dishing out a good insult to their literary rivals. Hover over the arrows between the authors to see a cutting critique directed by one to the other.

 


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2 Comments

  1. Chris
    6 February 2016 / 1:27 am

    Thanks for a nice infographic! I really enjoyed it! Actually, I saw an infographic called 10 Weird Writing Habits of Famous Authors. It features insights into the writing practices of Truman Capote,Ernest Hemingway, Flannery O’ Connor, and others.

  2. Buddha9
    17 August 2016 / 8:02 am

    most of the more insulting ones are american; very competitive culture.

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