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McCaffery, Larry, Vollmann, William T., Hemmingson, Michael A.

Expelled from Eden

A William T. Vollman Reader

€ 21.95

No stranger to living and writing on the edge, the author shares the fruits of his productive career as "the most prodigiously talented and historically important novelist under 35," including autobiographical writing, interviews, critical essays, correspondence, and poems.


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
PREFACE by Michael Hemmingson xv
INTRODUCTION by Larry McCaffery xvii
PART I Background and Influences
Biographical Statement (c. 1989)
3(4)
From `The Land of Counterpane`
7(4)
The Butterfly Boy
11(14)
Hanover, New Hampshire, U.S.A. (1968)
25(4)
Some Thoughts on Neglected Water Taps
29(6)
List of `Contemporary` Books Most Admired by Vollmann (1990)
35(4)
From `The Ghost of Magnetism`
39(16)
Preface to Ken Miller`s Open All Night
55(4)
Ken Miller, Selection of Photos
59(4)
Honesty
63(6)
PART II On Death, War, and Violence
Three Meditations on Death
69(22)
Across the Divide
91(30)
Regrets of a Schoolteacher
121(4)
Zoya
125(6)
From `The Grave of Lost Stories`
131(6)
Review of Reporting Vietnam
137(6)
Some Thoughts on the Value of Writing During Wartime
143(12)
From `Moral Calculus`
155(6)
PART III On Love, Sex, Prostitues, and Pornography
The Agony of Parker
161(6)
The Shame of It All
167(20)
Nicole
187(6)
Decisions, Decisions
193(10)
The Hermophrodite
203(12)
List of What Porn Is (and Isn`t)
215(4)
Sunflower
219(6)
From `The Best Way to Smoke Crack`
225(8)
Prayer Against Angels
233(4)
PART IV On Travel
Antarctica
237(2)
The Conquest of Kianazor
239(4)
The Advantages of Space (1978)
243(2)
A Bizarre Proposition (1979)
245(2)
Subzero`s Debt, 1991
247(28)
The Water of Life
275(30)
PART V On Writing, Literature, and Culture
Writing
305(6)
Letter Against Cuts
311(6)
Whores for Gloria: A Note to Publishers
317(2)
Crabbed Cautions of a Bleeding-hearted Un-deleter-and Potential Nobel Prize Winner
319(6)
`My Life`s Work` (2002)
325(4)
American Writing Today: Diagnosis of a Disease
329(4)
Afterword to Danilo Kis`s A Tomb for Boris Davidovich
333(10)
Debts and Debtors
343(10)
To the Right Honourable Reader
353(14)
The Stench of Corpses
367(4)
Melville`s Magic Mountain
371(8)
Steinbeck: Most American of Us All
379(4)
POSTFACE by Michael Hemmingson 383(4)
APPENDICES
A. A William T. Vollmann Chronology by Larry McCaffery
387(60)
B. Seven Dreams: Description of Project
447(4)
C. Lists
451(8)
D. CoTangent Press Book Objects
459(14)
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS 473(2)
PERMISSIONS 475(2)
ABOUT THE EDITORS 477(2)
A TRAVELER`S EPITAPH 479
Extra informatie: 
Paperback / softback
479 pagina's
Januari 2004
726 gram
222 x 152 x 38 mm
Thunder`s Mouth Pr gb

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