Saturday, June 29, 2019

Q&A …

… Interview with Terry Castle - The White Review. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

 I guess I never really saw ‘writing like a man’, however, as anything dire or shameful. I took the phrase ‘writing like a man’ to mean simply writing well: clearly, intelligently, forcefully. As far as I am concerned, everybody should write like a man. Man, woman, cat, dog. In my own case the payoff for being an oddly-monikered literary androgyne was considerable. Even now, whenever some clueless reviewer falls into the chromosomal-mystery-known-as-Terry-Castle booby-trap, I feel my confidence and conceit soar anew.�

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