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"Ah the good old 19thc ridiculous coincidence plot device...Amazing all these people should just happen to turn up in this town...." Mar 06, 2021 08:33AM

James Joyce
“When the moon of mourning is set and gone.
Over Glinaduna.
Lonu nula.
Ourselves, oursouls alone.
At the site of salvocean.
And watch would the letter you’re wanting be coming may be.
And cast ashore.”
James Joyce, Finnegans Wake

Joseph McElroy
“Novels are narratives to be in. To live in. To exist in. Not primarily forms to jump into and get to the end of. It’s a substance that the great big novel becomes…which invites you to be in it, not necessarily to leave it. To move around in it. To move laterally.”
Joseph McElroy

Nathaniel Mackey
“What any experimental art is trying to get you to do is move beyond your preconceptions and your expectations regarding what should be happening, what's going to happen, what kinds of effects it should have, and enter a liminal state in which those things can be redefined in the way that the particular artist or piece of art is proposing.”
Nathaniel Mackey

Paul West
“Minimalism is close to mediocrity and mindlessness, a way for the ungifted to have a literary career, and for readers who really hate literature to pretend to be reading something serious.”
Paul West

Pierre Senges
“Unfinishedness avoids the stupidity of conclusions”
Pierre Senges

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