Longer Views: Extended Essays

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University Press of New England, 1996 - 342 Seiten
"Reading is a many-layered process - like writing," observes Samuel R. Delany, winner of the William Whitehead Memorial Award for a Lifetime Contribution to Gay and Lesbian Literature. These five long essays ask the reader to read and respond in new and exciting ways: Antonin Artaud, Richard Wagner, Donna Haraway, and Hart Crane are the dramaturges, thinkers, and poets among whose works Delany mounts his extended interrogations.

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When Delaney is writing about literature he loves, he's fascinating. His philosophy is trite ("About every fragment of reality, an infinite number of different statements can be made. For every ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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To this unusual cluster of five long, eccentric essays, science fiction writer and comparative literature professor Delany brings a rare personal frankness and stunning erudition. Intellectual ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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