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The Shoulders of Giants

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When asked about his remarkable insights into the nature of the physical world, Isaac Newton remarked, “If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.” T. S. Eliot said much the same thing about writers in his landmark essay “Tradition and the individual talent” (1920).
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Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 1998-08-01

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