Harry Mathews (born February 14, 1930) is an American author of various novels, volumes of poetry and short fiction, and essays.
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“Syntax and vocabulary are overwhelming constraintsthe rules that run us. Language is using us to talkwe think were using the language, but language is doing the thinking, were its slavish agents.”
—Harry Mathews (b. 1930)
“I know what youre thinking. Did he fire six shots or only five? Well, to tell you the truth, in all this excitement Ive kinda lost track myself. But being this is a .44 Magnum, the most powerful handgun in the world, and would blow your head clean offyouve got to ask yourself one question: Do I feel lucky? Well, do ya, punk?”
—Harry Fink, U.S. screenwriter, Rita Fink, U.S. screenwriter, Dean Riesner, U.S. screenwriter, and Don Siegel. Harry Callahan (Clint Eastwood)