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Sound Quality: Henriette Lazaridis on Kate Racculia's Bellweather Rhapsody

We've all had that moment as readers when we stumble across a sentence in a novel or essay that sings to us from the page. There are sentences we want to wrap our tongues around, that we speak aloud just to revel in their aural qualities. For each installment of this series, Henriette Lazaridis chooses a single sentence from a work of literature and shows us why it is music to our ears.

This month's edition features a sentence from Kate Racculia's novel Bellweather Rhapsody.

January 13, 2017 | Henriette Lazaridis

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Sound Quality: Henriette Lazaridis on James Lasdun's The Fall Guy

We've all had that moment as readers when we stumble across a sentence in a novel or essay that sings to us from the page. There are sentences we want to wrap our tongues around, that we speak aloud just to revel in their aural qualities. For each installment of this series, Henriette Lazaridis chooses a single sentence from a work of literature and shows us why it is music to our ears.

This month's edition features one very long sentence from James Lasdun's thriller The Fall Guy.

November 23, 2016 | Henriette Lazaridis

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Sound Quality: Henriette Lazaridis on Jim Crace's The Devil's Larder

We've all had that moment as readers when we stumble across a sentence in a novel or essay that sings to us from the page. There are sentences we want to wrap our tongues around, that we speak aloud just to revel in their aural qualities. For each installment of this series, Henriette Lazaridis chooses a single sentence from a work of literature and shows us why it is music to our ears.

This month's installment takes a look at Jim Crace's story collection The Devil's Larder, focusing on Crace's use of iambic pentameter in his prose.

October 26, 2016 | Henriette Lazaridis

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Sound Quality: Henriette Lazaridis on Liz Moore's The Unseen World

We've all had that moment as readers when we stumble across a sentence in a novel or essay that sings to us from the page. There are sentences we want to wrap our tongues around, that we speak aloud just to revel in their aural qualities. For each installment of this series, Henriette Lazaridis chooses a single sentence from a work of literature and shows us why it is music to our ears.

This month's installment features a sentence from Liz Moore's novel The Unseen World.

September 28, 2016 | Henriette Lazaridis

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Sound Quality: Henriette Lazaridis on Annie Dillard's Pilgrim at Tinker Creek

We've all had that moment as readers when we stumble across a sentence in a novel or essay that sings to us from the page. There are sentences we want to wrap our tongues around, that we speak aloud just to revel in their aural qualities. For each installment of this series, Henriette Lazaridis chooses a single sentence from a work of literature and shows us why it is music to our ears.

This month's installment features a sentence from Annie Dillard's Pilgrim at Tinker Creek.

August 24, 2016 | Henriette Lazaridis

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