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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2007-11-30
  • Publisher: Univ of South Carolina Pr
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Reflections on life and literature flavored with wit and wordplay

Author Biography

Arthur Saltzman is a professor of English at Missouri Southern State University.

Table of Contents

The Doctrine of Signaturesp. 1
Real Maturep. 10
Duck-Rabbit Variationsp. 17
Getting Even with Dantep. 26
Wunderkindergartenp. 38
Because I Said Sop. 48
King Philip, Come Out, For God's Sakep. 56
Something to Shoot Forp. 63
Turns for the Worsep. 75
Solve for Xp. 80
Destiny as a Sentence by Henry Jamesp. 96
Staying Awayp. 104
Clothes and the Manp. 111
Busy Signalsp. 119
Goodness Knowsp. 130
Let's Be Realisticp. 139
Driving Concernsp. 145
Only Justp. 154
Afraid Sop. 164
Captivitiesp. 174
Spitting Imagesp. 182
Why I Don't Write Best Sellersp. 188
Which Reminds Mep. 201
That Subtle Knotp. 211
In Praise of Pointlessnessp. 220
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