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Someone else : fictional essays / John Hughes. (2007)

Authors: Hughes, John, 1961-, University of Western Sydney. Writing & Society Research Group.
Publisher:Artarmon , N.S.W. : Giramondo Pub. for the Writing & Society Research Group at the University of Western Sydney,
Uniqueness:
  • There are 35 copies of this book in other libraries
  • and 35 copies of this specific edition.
Subjects:
Author:
  • Hughes, John, 1961-
Physical Description:
  • xvii, 205 p. ; 20 cm.
Summary:
  • "A collection of short fictions written in the essay form (Jorge Luis Borges's Labyrinths would be a precedent for this form) purportedly written by writers and artists who have influenced him."--Publisher.
Contents:
  • Things: Italo Calvino, 1923-1985
  • South: Constantine Cavafy, 1863-1933
  • Between: Franz Kafka, 1883-1924
  • Holes: Walter Benjamin, 1892-1940
  • Breath: Marcel Proust, 1871-1922
  • Stone: Osip Mandelstam, 1891-1938
  • Flat: Mark Rothko, 1903-1970
  • Blues: Bob Dylan, 1941-
  • Boxes: Joseph Cornell, 1903-1972
  • Disquiet: Fernando Pessoa, 1888-1935
  • Bones: Eugenio Montale, 1896-1981
  • Blindness: Jorge Luis Borges, 1899-1986
  • Still: Giorgio Morandi, 1890-1964
  • Toys: Robert Klippel, 1920-2001
  • Rags: Erik Satie, 1866-1925
  • Wrinkles: Ludwig Wittgenstein, 1889-1951
  • Caged: John Cage, 1912-1992
  • Magic: Fyodor Dostoyevsky, 1821-1881
  • Translations: Paul Celan, 1920-1970
  • Sans: Samuel Beckett, 1906-1989
  • Curtain: Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904.
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Notes:
  • "'Hughes pays homage to twenty one artists, writers and musicians who have had a formative influence on his imagination." -- Back cover.
  • Bibliography: p. 201-204.
  • Qld Premier's Literary Awards : Winner : Australian short story collection - Arts Queensland Steele Rudd Award, 2008.
Language:
  • English
ISBN:
  • 9781920882259 (pbk.) :
Dewey Number:
  • A824.4
Libraries Australia ID:
  • 41726778
  • 41726778
Contributed by:
  • Libraries Australia

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