Four pages from Cunning Punctuations

By Richard Kostelanetz

Help someone else get a job.

Help someone else, get a job.







Henry James and I played golf together.

Henry, James, and I played golf together.







He ate a half-fried chicken.

He ate a half fried chicken.







Happily they left.

Happily, they left.


Individual entries on Richard Kostelanetz’s work appear in various editions of Readers Guide to Twentieth-Century Writers, Merriam-Webster Encyclopedia of LiteratureContemporary Poets, Contemporary NovelistsPostmodern FictionWebster’s Dictionary of American WritersBaker’s Biographical Dictionary of MusiciansDirectory of American Scholars, Who’s Who in America,,, and, among other distinguished directories.

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