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Irving Weiss

Irving Weiss is a writer and former English professor at the State University of New York in New Paltz. He lives in Chestertown, Maryland.

— From August 1988
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

A Dictionary Of Childhood

Because I had found it hard to attend to anything less interesting than my thoughts, I was difficult to teach.

William Butler Yeats,
Reveries over Childhood and Youth (1916)

August 1988
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