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Posts Tagged: William Gaddis

“The.” “Dialogue?” “Novel!”

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Dialogue novels and stories are worth reading not simply because of their unique structures, but because of how they engage us.

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“Mellifluent Instances” of Language

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“Cellar door” isn’t the only euphonious phrase in the English language. For Printers Row, the Chicago Tribune‘s literary journal, Michael Robbins catalogs some of the “perfectly strung-together words” that have the power to “delight the ear.” And though he starts with a passage from William Gaddis’s The Recognitions, it’s not just books he’s talking about. He describes himself […]

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