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Mark Ford: Emily Dickinson’s Manuscripts, 19 June 2014

The Gorgeous Nothings 
by Emily Dickinson.
New Directions, 255 pp., £26.50, October 2013, 978 0 8112 2175 7
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The Marvel of Biographical Bookkeeping 
by Francis Nenik, translated by Katy Derbyshire.
Readux, 64 pp., £3, October 2013, 978 3 944801 00 1
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... the unwieldy Gorgeous Nothings, The Marvel of Biographical Bookkeeping by the German writer Francis Nenik weighs a mere two ounces. It twins the life story of Nicholas Moore with that of the Czech poet Ivan Blatný (1919-90), whom Nenik figures as Moore’s Iron Curtain doppelgänger. Blatný, like Moore, had had ...

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