Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theater.
One is taught by experience to put a premium on those few people who can appreciate you for what you are.
Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you w...- Mark Twain
Every secret of a writer's soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind i...- Virginia Woolf
These days people seek knowledge, not wisdom. Knowledge is of the past, wisdom is of the f...- Vernon Cooper
Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.- Oscar Wilde
He took her up in his arms in the way of a bachelor who has had amateur experience of the ...- William Pett Ridge
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|Birth:||18th June, 1937|
Gail Godwin was born in Birmingham, Alabama, USA. She is an American novelist. She obtained a Bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After graduating, she worked briefly as a reporter for The Miami Herald. She taught English at the University of Iowa, while earning her M.A. in 1968 and Ph.D. in English Literature in 1971. Her primary literary accomplishments are her novels, which have included five best-sellers and three finalists for the National Book Award. She has written several novels include: Father Melancholy's Daughter, The Good Husband, Queen of the underworld, The Perfectionists, Flora, The Odd Woman, Violet Clay, A mother and two daughters, The finishing school, A Southern Family, Evensong, Evenings at five, and Glass People.
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