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BOOK REVIEW: Improvisation and the Making of American Literary Modernism

Paul Watkins

Published: 2012-05-08

Paul Watkins reviews "Improvisation and the Making of Literary Modernism," written by Rob Wallace.

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Listening itself, an improvisative act engaged in by everyone, announces a practice of active engagement with the world, where we sift, interpret, store and forget, in parallel with action and fundamentally articulated with it ("Mobilitas Animi" 113).

– George E. Lewis