Content Tagged ‘Caroline Knapp’

Gail Caldwell 3: more to admire

August 22, 2011 | 8 Comments

Gail Caldwell’s memoir & metaphors

August 6, 2011 | 9 Comments

The use of running metaphors in a piece—all related in some way to indigestion or water or loneliness or roller skates, or with a surrealistic or violent cast—will guide the reader in a particular direction as surely as stock can be herded.—Annie Proulx I’ve been skimming John Irving’s newest novel, Last Night in Twisted River. I started out reading, but it asked more of me than I can give right now. With classes looming, immersed in my own rewriting struggle, …

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