We Need Myths To Get By

We need myths to get by. We need story; otherwise the tremendous randomness of experience overwhelms us. Story is what penetrates.

Robert Coover Quotes (Author of The Universal Baseball Association, Inc., J. Henry Waugh, Prop.). (2020). Retrieved 4 February 2020, from https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/16086.Robert_Coover

It’s The Most Insane Thing We Do

Language is the square hole we keep trying to jam the round peg of life into. It’s the most insane thing we do.

Robert Coover Quotes (Author of The Universal Baseball Association, Inc., J. Henry Waugh, Prop.). (2020). Retrieved 4 February 2020, from https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/16086.Robert_Coover

Writing Students Are Notoriously Conservative Creatures

Writing students are notoriously conservative creatures. They write stubbornly and hopefully within the tradition of what they have read. Getting them to try out alternative or innovative forms is harder than talking them into chastity as a life style.

Robert Coover Quotes (Author of The Universal Baseball Association, Inc., J. Henry Waugh, Prop.). (2020). Retrieved 4 February 2020, from https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/16086.Robert_Coover