George Saunders on Jangly Sentences and the Intentional Fallacy

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  1. Chris Bronsk · March 15, 2013

    Thanks for sharing that clip. Love Saunders, think he’s one of the best at work today, so it’s great to hear him discuss his approach here. And am a fan of Mr. Rose, too.

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  2. Peter Galen Massey · March 15, 2013

    Interesting. My standard for a piece of writing being done is, “It feels right.” Ask me, “Why does it feel right?” and I’ll shrug. Jangly is a good word for his sentences. Read “Victory Lap” last night and it was way too tense for reading right before I went to sleep.

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    • Biblioklept · March 15, 2013

      Yeah, it’s kind of a tense opener, definitely a page turner.

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  4. The Dalai Loca · March 15, 2013

    Reblogged this on The Dalai Loca and commented:
    Well, this made my morning. I love George Saunders!

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