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The wage gap between men and women, big-business exploitation of small-town U.S.A., and the general American tendency to judge people by their wallets all receive takedowns defined by moral clarity and writerly compassion.
Reckless Daughter is an exercise in describing one art form with another, and Yaffe strains to match Mitchell’s musical talent with his own writerly flourishes.
Only the most dedicated Muñoz Molina scholar might find something of value in chapter-length collages of writerly anxieties, boilerplate theories of the novel, and overdramatized memories of an overripe affair.
For the first few minutes of the show, many in the invited, opening-night audience clearly thought some of the textual uncertainty was an intentional evocation of Hemingway's writerly struggles.
The Maplewood Archie goes to Princeton, his writerly inclinations channelled into more esoteric literary work.
O’Neill was drawn to her beauty, her sophistication, her willingness to indulge his writerly compulsions.
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