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Michael Martone on William Gass, the most important contemporary fiction writer. Of the lessons he learned from “In the Heart of the Heart of the Country”, he says:
…First, that prose could be sustained without narrative. Second, that character need not be beholding to psychological “depth.” Third, that juxtaposition is all and that, yes, there is a world within a word. And fourth, that “Indiana” could be a subject…
4foraQuarter, Michael Martone’s twitter feed.
4 pieces, 4 dollars, the latest tag of KFC. “4” kind of looks like a piece. It’s drumsticky. It thighs. It’s breastly. But mostly it wings.
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