August Kleinzahler: Davenport and Kenner
26 September 2019
Show More Questioning Minds: Vols I-II: The Letters of Guy Davenport and Hugh Kenner edited by Edward Burns.
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“... In 1882, the year Virginia Woolf and William Carlos Williams were born, Friedrich Nietzsche bought a typewriter, a Malling-Hansen Writing Ball. It wasn’t as good asa Remington but it was cheaper. Nietzsche was losing his eyesight, probably asa result of syphilis, and hoped the Writing Ball would help. But first he had to master touch-typing. He soon gave up on ...”