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Real to Reel: Short Fictions

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Publisher Comments:

With an intelligence that scalds every pretense and surface, Lidia Yuknavitch's camera pans across subjects as varied as Keanu Reeves and Siberian prison laborers. She zooms in on drug addiction, crime, sex of all flavors, trauma, torture, rock and roll, and art, all the while revealing untried angles and alien shapes. She traces the inner lives of characters teetering on edges-death, birth, love, understanding-but never flinching at the spectacle of their violent descent. This collection represents a verbal cinematographer at her best as she captivates the reader with a prose style that is mesmerizing and fluid, deep and dangerous.

Review:

"One of Yuknavitch's primary talents is to make the deep, often hidden flaws of our culture — those toxic waste dumps — explosively manifest." Rain Taxi

Review:

"Yuknavitch's imaginative stories have a penchant for irony. They delve deep into a materialistic culture that is not just obsessed with itself, but obsessed with its obsessions." American Book Review

Review:

"Not since Kathy Acker has a woman writer scarred the page with such intelligence, horror, and wit." The Portland Review Literary Journal

Synopsis:

Short fictions that examine meaning through a cinematic lens.

About the Author

Lidia Yuknavitch is the author of three works of short fiction: Her Other Mouths, Liberty?s Excess, and Real to Reel. She is the former editor and creator of two girls review.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781573661072
Author:
Yuknavitch, Lidia
Publisher:
F2c
Location:
Tallahassee, FL
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Short Stories (Anthologies)
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
United States Social life and customs.
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
1st Edition
Publication Date:
February 2003
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in

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Product details 176 pages Northwestern University Press - English 9781573661072 Reviews:
"Review" by , "One of Yuknavitch's primary talents is to make the deep, often hidden flaws of our culture — those toxic waste dumps — explosively manifest."
"Review" by , "Yuknavitch's imaginative stories have a penchant for irony. They delve deep into a materialistic culture that is not just obsessed with itself, but obsessed with its obsessions."
"Review" by , "Not since Kathy Acker has a woman writer scarred the page with such intelligence, horror, and wit."
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Short fictions that examine meaning through a cinematic lens.
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