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by Robert Coover

eBook Pricksongs and Descants (Penguin Modern Classics) ePub
Author: Robert Coover
Language: English
ISBN: 014119295X
ISBN13: 978-0141192956
Publisher: Penguin Books (April 1, 2011)
Pages: 256
Category: Short Stories & Anthologies
Subcategory: Literature
Rating: 4.3
Votes: 635
Formats: mbr lit mbr rtf
ePub file: 1752 kb
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In his carnivalesque and riotously inventive Pricksongs & Descants Robert Coover remakes old stories: of Red Riding Hood. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Paperback: 256 pages. Publisher: Penguin Books (April 1, 2011).

In his carnivalesque and riotously inventive Pricksongs & Descants Robert Coover remakes old stories: of Red Riding Hood.

In his carnivalesque and riotously inventive Pricksongs & Descants Robert Coover remakes old . Pricksongs & Descants Penguin Modern Classics.

In his carnivalesque and riotously inventive Pricksongs & Descants Robert Coover remakes old stories: of Red Riding Hood, Hansel and Gretel, and Beauty (who married her Beast and spends a lifetime suffering his doggy stink). Book Description Pricksongs & Descants, originally published in 1969, is a virtuoso performance that established its author - already a William Faulkner Award winner for his first novel - as a writer.

Series: Penguin Modern Classics. In his carnivalesque and riotously inventive Pricksongs & Descants Robert Coover remakes old stories: of Red Riding Hood, Hansel and Gretel, and Beauty (who married her Beast and spends a lifetime suffering his doggy stink)

Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Kate Atkinson (Introducer). In his carnivalesque and riotously inventive Pricksongs & Descants Robert Coover remakes old stories: of Red Riding Hood, Hansel and Gretel, and Beauty (who married her Beast and spends a lifetime suffering his doggy stink). And he reshapes his own: a man makes repeating, re-imagined journeys in an office elevator (while his fellow riders taunt and tempt him), and in the seminal, fractal 'The Babysitter' every moment in a single night is played and replayed, every hope and threat of sex and violence done and undone.

Penguin modern classics. Pricksongs & Descants, Gerald’s Party and Briar Rose and Spanking the Maid are all published in Penguin Modern Classics. Published by the Penguin Group. Robert Coover is the author of some twenty books of fiction and plays, his most recent being Noir and A Child Again. He has been nominated for the National Book Award and awarded numerous prizes and fellowships, including the William Faulkner Award, the Rea Lifetime Achievement Award for the Short Story, and a Lannan Foundation Literary Fellowship.

Pricksongs and Descants book. The Interpolation of the Modern

Pricksongs and Descants book. Pricksongs & Descants, originally published in 1969, is a virtuoso performance that established its author - already a William Faulkner Award winner for his first novel - as a writer of enduring power and unquestionable brilliance, a promise he has fulfilled over a stellar career. It also began Coover's now-trademark riffs on fairy tales and bedtime stories. The Interpolation of the Modern. Coover tells his stories within the framing device of other stories, of myths and legends, of fairy tales and parables. 1119 books in this series. T C Boyle (Introducer). Pricksongs & Descants. Choose 3 timeless classics for only £20 over on the Penguin Shop.

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Published by Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom (2011). 4. Pricksongs & Descants (Penguin Modern Classics). Published by Penguin Classics (2011). ISBN 10: 014119295X ISBN 13: 9780141192956.

In his carnivalesque and riotously inventive Pricksongs & Descants Robert Coover remakes old stories: of Red Riding Hood, Hansel and Gretel, and Beauty (who married her Beast and spends a lifetime suffering his doggy stink). And he reshapes his own: a man makes repeating, re-imagined journeys in an office elevator (while his fellow riders taunt and tempt him), and in the seminal, fractal 'The Babysitter' every moment in a single night is played and replayed, every hope and threat of sex and violence done and undone. Coover's dark, wilfil, comic imagination revels brilliantly in contradictions, a master of chaos.
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