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1956

Publishes 17 weekly columns in the Voice, the first 14 titled “Quickly: A Column for Slow Readers,” and the last three, “The Hip and the Square,” from 11 January through 2 May, at which point he resigns from active participation because of editorial differences with his partners. He ends his contribution to the paper with […]

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“A Public Notice by Norman Mailer.” Village Voice, 9 May, 12. A paid statement on Samuel Beckett’s “Waiting for Godot” in which Mailer reverses his negative comments on the play given in his 2 May column (56.17). The statement contains Mailer’s first published statement of his personal belief in a limited God. Herbert Gold claimed […]

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“The Man Who Studied Yoga.” In New Short Novels 2, 1-29. New York: Ballantine, early May, simultaneously as a softcover. Novella (with brief prefatory comment on unnumbered page facing p. 1) intended as preface to a cycle of eight interlocking novels (The Deer Park [55.4] was the only novel of the cycle to be published). […]

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Quickly: A Column for Slow Readers. Village Voice. Reply to letters to the editor of Village Voice concerning Quickly column, 25 April, 4. Mailer notes that favorable letters outnumbered unfavorable ones after his 15 April column.

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Quickly: A Column for Slow Readers. Village Voice. Reply to letter to editor of Village Voice from Kenneth J. Schmidt concerning Quickly column, 14 March, 4.

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Quickly: A Column for Slow Readers. Village Voice. Reply to letters to the editor of Village Voice concerning Quickly 20 column, 22 February, 4.

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Quickly: A Column for Slow Readers. Village Voice. Reply to letter to the editor of Village Voice from Kenneth J. Schmidt about Quickly column, 8 February, 4.

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Quickly: A Column for Slow Readers. Village Voice. Reply to letters to the editor of Village Voice concerning Quickly column, 1 February, 11.

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Quickly: A Column for Slow Readers. Village Voice. Reply to letters to the editor of Village Voice concerning Quickly column, 25 January, 5.

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Quickly: A Column for Slow Readers. Village Voice. Reply to letter to the editor of Village Voice from Joe Jensen about Quickly column, an exchange that continues irregularly until final column, 18 January, 4.

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