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I Await The Devil's Coming

I Await the Devil’s Coming by Mary MacLane

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“One good thing about being a woman,” writes Sheila Heti in How Should a Person Be?, “is we haven’t too many examples yet of what a genius looks like.” Heti’s character is being facetious, or maybe not, it’s hard to tell, but in any case, she speaks to the task shared by all young artists of ambition: to identify the precedents that will become her interlocutors, rivals, and models.