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Calendar of Regrets is a wildly inventive and visually rich collage of twelve interconnected narratives, one for each month of the year, all pertaining to notions of travelandmdash;through time, space, narrative, and death.

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The poisoning of the painter Hieronymus Bosch; anchorman Dan Ratherandrsquo;s mysterious mugging on Park Avenue as he strolls home alone one October evening; a series of postcard meditations on the idea of travel from a young American journalist visiting Burma; a husband-and-wife team of fundamentalist Christian suicide bombers; the myth of Iphigenia from Agamemnonandrsquo;s daughterandrsquo;s point of viewandmdash;these and other stories form a mosaic, connected through a pattern of musical motifs, transposed scenes, and recurring characters. It is a narrative about narrativity itself, the human obsession with telling ourselves and our worlds over and over again in an attempt to stabilize a truth that, as Nabokov once said, should only exist within quotation marks.
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A wildly inventive and visually rich collage of twelve interconnected narratives, one for each month of the year, all pertaining to notions of travel--through time, space, narrative, and death.

About the Author

Lance Olsen is Professor of English at the University of Utah and author of ten novels, one new-media text, four critical studies, four short-story collections, and a textbook on fiction writing, as well as editor of two collections of essays about innovative contemporary fiction. He is Fiction Editor at Western Humanities Review. and#160;and#160;

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A New Media Novel  

Product Details

ISBN:
9781573661577
Author:
Olsen, Lance
Publisher:
F2c
Author:
Olsen, L
Author:
ance
Subject:
Psychological fiction
Subject:
Experimental fiction
Subject:
General
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
1st Edition
Publication Date:
20100931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
50 Illustrations
Pages:
456
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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