Amalgamemnon

  • 144 Pages
  • 2.98 MB
  • 7938 Downloads
  • English
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Dalkey Archive , Normal, Ill
Humanities -- Study and teaching -- Fiction., Women college teachers -- Fiction., Prophecies -- Fic
StatementChristine Brooke-Rose.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6003.R412
The Physical Object
Pagination144p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22245908M
ISBN 101564780503

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History and literature seem to be losing ground to the brave new world of electronic media and technology, and battle lines are being drawn between the humanities and technology, the first world and the third world, women and men.

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Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Amalgamemnon; Amalgamenon is a stream-of-consciousness novel following the thoughts of an aging history professor in the near future. She sits up late at night reading a book of Greek mythology and. Amalgamemnon is not only a book forit’s a book that should be (re)read in the present tense.‘The best books,’ as Winston Smith notes,‘are those that tell you what you know already.’ Amalgamemnon is published by The Dalkey Archive n: Preview this book» What people are Page v - Agamemnon it was the intention of ^Eschylus to exhibit to us a sudden fall from the highest pinnacle of prosperity and fame, into the abyss of ruin.

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On his return home he was murdered by his wife and her lover. To give a plot synopsis of this novel would be almost pointless because the book is all about voice. The narrator spills out words and puns and jams them together (as in the title) to make new words, thus forcing the reader to think in new ways about how the words relate.

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London's best independent bookshop. From the publisher: A woman about to lose her job as a professor of literature and history delivers a passionate, witty, and word-mad monologue in this inventive novel, which was called “brilliant” (The Listener), “dazzling” (The Guardian), “elegant, rueful and witty” (The Observer) upon its original publication in England in Xorandor by Christine Brooke-Rose.

Review by S. Stewart. As with her book Amalgamemnon, CB-R uses a loose nonlinear narrative structure upon which to pin issues of global concern while at the same time playing with logic and language.

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