WA: From an interview with Susan Sontag: “Yeats said famously that one must choose between the life and the work. Do you think that is true?”
AH: Mm. I think men feel this more than women. Because women’s lives are often their work, particularly women who raise children, the work is incorporated into the life. For men there is that separation of thinking and feeling. For men the work has a lot to do with thinking it out.
more on nowness here.