Hardwick, Elizabeth 1984

Tuesday, December 4, 1984
Vintage poster of Elizabeth Hardwick's reading at the Poetry Center of Chicago.

Vintage poster of Elizabeth Hardwick’s reading at the Poetry Center of Chicago.

The language of the younger generation has the brutality of the city and an assertion of threatening power at hand, not to come. It is military, theatrical, and at its most coherent probably a lasting repudiation of empty courtesy and bureaucratic euphemism.

– Elizabeth Hardwick

Read an interview with Elizabeth Hardwick:

The Art of Fiction No. 87

Elizabeth Hardwick lives on the west side of Manhattan, on a quiet street near enough to Central Park to have heard the crowds and speakers at the great political demonstrations in Sheep’s Meadow. Her apartment is light and spacious. “Like modern architecture,” she says,…

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