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Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 In Praise of the Long Sentence : Looking for Meaning between Commas and Clauses
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Gerald Murnane shares this thoughts on the writer's world.

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    y separately published work icon Meanjin vol. 75 no. 1 Autumn 2016 9447796 2016 periodical issue 2016 pg. 56-65

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The Grammar of Gerald Murnane John Stephenson , 2017 single work essay
— Appears in: Meanjin , Spring vol. 76 no. 3 2017; (p. 6-7)

'In his rich and heartfelt Meanjin essay ‘In Praise of the Long Sentence’ (no. 1, 2016, pages 56–65), the novelist Gerald Murnane disclaims having received any thorough grounding in English grammar during his ‘patchy’ education across a number of schools. Nonetheless much of his essay is strong on, even you might say soaked in, grammatical analysis, particularly with regard to the structure of paragraph-long sentences. Unfortunately, despite Murnane’s confident presentation and his rightly esteemed fine literary record, his own sentence analysis occasionally invites challenge.' (Introduction)

The Grammar of Gerald Murnane John Stephenson , 2017 single work essay
— Appears in: Meanjin , Spring vol. 76 no. 3 2017; (p. 6-7)

'In his rich and heartfelt Meanjin essay ‘In Praise of the Long Sentence’ (no. 1, 2016, pages 56–65), the novelist Gerald Murnane disclaims having received any thorough grounding in English grammar during his ‘patchy’ education across a number of schools. Nonetheless much of his essay is strong on, even you might say soaked in, grammatical analysis, particularly with regard to the structure of paragraph-long sentences. Unfortunately, despite Murnane’s confident presentation and his rightly esteemed fine literary record, his own sentence analysis occasionally invites challenge.' (Introduction)

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