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Lydia Davis

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Wood, J. (2012). Lydia Davis. In Wood, J. The Fun Stuff: And Other Essays. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, pp. 169-179

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[...] The autobiographical atmosphere thickens in the last two hundred pages of the book. You could be utterly ignorant of Lydia Davis's personal circumstances and still be pretty sure, on the evidence of the stories, that her parents have died in the last ten years or so. Several of the later texts have the ashen pallor of elegy. [...]

I just love his writing

—p.177 by James Wood 6 years, 6 months ago

[...] The autobiographical atmosphere thickens in the last two hundred pages of the book. You could be utterly ignorant of Lydia Davis's personal circumstances and still be pretty sure, on the evidence of the stories, that her parents have died in the last ten years or so. Several of the later texts have the ashen pallor of elegy. [...]

I just love his writing

—p.177 by James Wood 6 years, 6 months ago