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Pricksongs & descants

Robert Coover

Pricksongs & descants

fictions.

by Robert Coover

  • 272 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Dutton in New York .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.C78 Pr, PS3553.O633 Pr
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p.
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5695318M
LC Control Number70087176

Immersive 3D is, in some ways, not an obvious form for a writer. We are led to feel that a single fable may have various versions: narrative time may be disrupted the ten played before the nineor the same space occupied by different eyes Jack of Hearts or Jack of Diamondsfantasy may fall on fact, lust over-number love, cliche over consternation. Contradictory possibilities exist simultaneously. Here, in this world of the mind, anything could happen. The girl's boyfriend and his buddy plan to come over and rape her. Barthelme rewrote Snow White.

Secret forces of despair and guilt seem to pull him earthward. Down forbidden alleys. This meant the cards could be indexed in several ways, making it a sort of physical precursor to the idea of "tagging" a digital file. Nov 30, Jeroen rated it liked it For this to be my introduction to Coover might not be a fortuitous circumstance.

How do you like to read? As he wrote in the introduction to "Seven Exemplary Fictions", "The novelist uses familiar mythic or historical forms to combat the content of those forms and to conduct the reader. Yes, these were mysteries, all right. Faster and faster he spoke. He is more interested in breaking them open.


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Pricksongs and Descants

Coover's characters who are mere functions of the story Pricksongs & descants book caught up in form, battling through thickets of narrative in the hope of fulfilling their desires. And if he did, what book, and what had happened to it? Actually reading will be window of the world.

Read it for yourself and see which one of us you agree with. A later Pricksongs & descants book, Whatever Happened to Gloomy Gus of the Chicago Bears offers an alternate Nixon, one who is devoted to football and sex with the same doggedness with which he pursued political success in this reality.

But this fascination with play, with formal experimentation and innovative platforms for fiction is typical Pricksongs & descants book Coover, who has always been eager to push the limits of narrative, sometimes to breaking point.

Which three writers, dead or alive, do you invite? Prefer paper, having been born to it, but in truth I now spend most of my afternoon reading online. Read several texts Pricksongs & descants book always, one thing leading to another.

May start one, just the same. Nov 30, Jeroen rated it liked it For this to be my introduction to Coover might not be a fortuitous circumstance. Coover, along with such writers as Thomas PynchonWilliam Gass, Donald Barthelme and John Barth, broke open the carapace of postwar American realism to reveal a fantastical funhouse of narrative possibilities.

In Coover published his first novel, The Origin of the Brunists, which deals with the rise of a religious cult centred on the survivor of a mining disaster.

What kinds of books bring you the most reading pleasure these days? We might not be here for a long time, as long as we have a good time: "He collapses to his knees and scribbles in the snow with his finger…I DID THIS…but soon is laughing so violently that he spills headfirst down into the snow and rolls about in it.

There, these thin and definite narrative slices play us, though of course we say that we are playing them. Some irrecoverable point of departure.

It's not a good thing when upon reading a story you can hear the writer smirk knowingly in the background, when the word WITTY is scribbled in pretentious capitals there is such a thing!

This meant the cards could be indexed in several ways, making it a sort of physical precursor to the idea of "tagging" a digital file. It makes reader can feel what the writer feel when he or she write the book.

Actually, you can get the online book easily in the website.PRICKSONGS & DESCANTS By Robert Coover. efore us we have several stacks of unread cards, maybe as many as a week's worth, and when, in the course of the game, we discover them, turning their faces like pages toward us they are placed in overlapping layers on the table.

as well as patches of more traditional narrative, for this is a book of. Pricksongs & Descants is the book I look for most often in the hands of riders on the subway and bathers on beaches.

I never see it. I don’t know why it’s so important to me that I find it. Apr 28,  · Book Description Pricksongs & Descants, originally published inis a virtuoso performance that established its author - already a William Faulkner Award winner for his first novel - 3/5(7).PRICKSONGS & Pdf By Robert Coover.

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