Michael Martone : Michael Martone : Michael Martone

Posted by @ 3:15 pm on January 11th, 2011

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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…

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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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