Middle C by William H. Gass

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“When Professor Joseph Skizzen walked into his first class at Whittlebauer College—seventeen students had signed up for Trends in Modern Music, and they were all there—his chest could scarcely hold his heart, and he heard its throb as if each beat were being made by menacing native feet for a jungle movie. Your job, he said to himself, is to make them choke on their own snores. He had been an indifferent student himself.” – The Middle C  by William H. Gass

March 28, 2013 – The New York Times

Holding the Key: ‘Middle C,’ by William H. Gass by Cynthia Ozick

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/31/books/review/middle-c-by-william-h-gass.html?nl=books&emc=edit_bk_20130329&_r=1&

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