account_circle by Arthur Saltzman
Arthur Saltzman is Professor of English at Missouri Southern State College and the author of seven books, most recently This Mad Instead: Governing Metaphors in Contemporary American Fiction and Objects and Empathy, which won the First Series Creative Nonfiction Award from Mid-List Press.

Essay

Impostors

Issue No. 54 ~ November, 2001

The art is in the execution. Three or four players are optimal, but in a pinch, two are sufficient to perpetrate the game. The key here, as in so many things, is to play swiftly and assuredly, for expertise is its own enchantment and disguise. …