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Book review: The William H. Gass Reader

November 7, 2018

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  “According to Gass a total aesthete reduces everything to style; the centrality of moral and ethical issues in his writing proves that Gass is not merely an aesthete. Whether or not they agree with him his readers will never be cognitively malnourished, and his poetic prose is a joy to read even when its […]

Book review: The Journal of Albion Midnight by Kenneth Patchen

June 6, 2017

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“like a sonnet whose beautiful lines are undermined by its flawed argument.” — from my review of The Journal of Albion Midnight in New York Journal of Books