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Blending the familiar and the fantastic

June 13, 2004

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Many months have passed since we sat down here and chatted about Blaise Cendrars and Donald Harington. Harington, I suggested at the time, is a long-unacknowledged major American novelist. And Cendrars's "La Prose du Transsibrien et de la petite Jeanne de France" from 1913 was, I insisted, the first great modern poem. Recent books give me a chance to renew ... (Full Article: 949 Words)

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