Saturday, 16 November 2013

malcolm parkes, punctuation

PS During Frank Cottrell Boyce's address this afternoon, it was great to be reminded of something that Malcolm said in respect of the study of medieval manuscripts that had a profound effect on me as a writer. As Frank put it, punctuation 'brings to us the voice of someone who is absent.'
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1 comment:

  1. Isn't that interesting- yes, the pace, the cadence. Staccato or mellifluous? Breath itself.