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Sheila Heti

SHEILA HETI is the author of eight books, including the forthcoming Motherhood.

THE HELD ESSAYS ON VISUAL ART
I Didn't Like Sitting With the Rattle for Hours:
On the Motherhood Paintings of Paula Modersohn-Becker and Mary Cassatt

Gustave Flaubert wrote to his lover, Louise Colet, after she visited his Paris apartment three times and was becoming, he felt, a real nuisance: Madame... I was not in; and since I greatly fear that further persistence on your side would expose you to affronts from mine, good manners force me to warn you: I shall never be in.

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