It's your first time and all that." But I think any playwright--first play, last play, or whatever--should have his or her name on the marquee, identifying him as the person who wrote
constantly throughout junior high and high school, mostly short stories for my friends.
If he wrote
a book in 1965, and it didn't come out until 1967, he had already gone through three more new passions and obsessions.
Marquise Cormier is a nine-year-old powerhouse who wrote
his first book when he was only seven.
We learn something about how the woodsman conceives of writing: "When I told him that I wrote
considerably, he thought for a long time that it was merely handwriting which I meant, for he could write a remarkably good hand himself." (26) The woodsman simply has no conception of a grander intellectual purpose implicit in the action of making one's letters.
"Why the hell should they?" he wrote
. "If you want to make another experiment, kindly perform it on yourself."
On this day Sam wrote
, "Once upon a time there as a mean dragon." His writing made it apparent that Sam's confidence in himself had not been crushed the day before.
As junior faculty, we wrote
about what we knew: teacher education classrooms, PK12 schools, and college students struggling with applications of theory.
"No thought exists without a sustaining support," Bochner wrote
in 1969 as an epigraph to a preparatory sketch for his inscribed wall drawing Theory of Boundaries, 1969-70, which posits the inseparability of any inference about the coordinates of space from its real or thinkable visualization (the "support," a pun on the conventional role of the canvas) or its symbolic relationship to the world through language.
Irony, ambiguity, obscurity, and an allusiveness borne of political censorship: these and other such encodings find no room in Edwards's version of the love poetry, which requires little interpretation beyond considering where Donne was when he wrote
, what he was thinking and feeling while writing, and whom he was addressing.
Salaam: When you wrote
A System of Dante's Hell, at one point you decided just to start with memory.
Wells makes the useful distinction between the register (roughly, a genre's characteristic "voice") of "health" and the register of "medicine." Writing in the register of health, a man or woman wrote
of matters of personal and public hygiene in language fit for the general public; in the register of medicine, one addressed colleagues about disease etiology and therapeutics, pathology, the body, in short about matters not fit for frank public discussion.