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Suddenly the whole imagination of writing and editorial and newspaper and all these presumptions about who am I reading this, and who else other people…
It’s as though all the terms of a family were present at one time rather than his dad and his mum. Not just a present…
First you wonder if they’re separate stories, but no, they’re not, they’re contingent stories and they form a pattern. And you begin with some of…
And what’s fascinating in The Ten Thousand Things is that although there’s time, an inexorable time of the three generations of lives, actively present, but…
Again like Williams, with the emphasis now regrettable, when a man makes a poem, makes it mind you, he takes the words as he finds…
The pattern of the narrative never of necessity wants to end, it never has to.
All of which was OK, as that proved then, I certainly wouldn’t contradict it as a necessary sense of things.
He lives out in Orchard Park. I mean, to be able to sit on the bench so patiently, for whatever part, and to be able…
You were saying that once when visiting Yale, you were struck that unlike Pound, Williams’s thinking was volatile, I mean, did not stay locked into…
The awful thing, as a kid reading, was that you came to the end of the story, and that was it. I mean, it would…
Don’t name it, as they say, because instantly you offer it to this peculiar authority.
It’s the classic story form. All staying equal, or proving equal, or being equal, this will all continue, and the next time around, we’ll move…
The irony of our social group is that so often everyone feels this, but there’s no company whatsoever in that feeling. Think of Pound’s great…
That poetry survived in its formal agencies finally, and that prose survived to get something said.
There are a lot of editorials that have nothing to do with anything like that. But I was just thinking of that sense of prose…
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