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The Paris Review No. 5, Spring 1954

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“Damn Dixie baby-talk” and Southern peanut farms: William Styron on the Art of Fiction.

Livres d’Or: Drawing from the bars and restaurants of Paris by Picasso, Toulouse Lautrec, Matisse, and Braque.

Molloy by Samuel Beckett.

Table of Contents

Fiction

Samuel Beckett, from Molloy

J. Edgar Grove, Don't Joggle Me

Anne Ryan, Ludvica

Gerard Kornelis Van Het Reve, The Acrobat

Interview

William Styron, The Art of Fiction No. 5  Full Text

Poetry

Patrick Bowles, The Visitors

Richard Eberhart, Independence and Resolution

Donald Hall, To the Loud Wind

Jane Mayhall, The Magician

Douglas Newton, Landscapes of Night and Day

Feature

George Plimpton, Livres d'Or

Art

Mac Avoy, Livres d'Or

Marc Janson, Contents Page