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Mauve Desert von Brossard, Nicole (eBook)

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 19.03.2002
  • Verlag: Coach House Books
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Mauve Desert

First published in 1987, Nicole Brossard's classic novel returns to Coach House in a new edition. A seminal text in Canadian and feminist literature, Mauve Desert is a must-read for readers and writers alike.This is both a single novel and three separate novels in one. In the first, Mauve Desert, fifteen-year-old Mlanie drives across the Arizona desert in a white Meteor chasing fear and desire, cutting loose from her mother and her mother's lover, Lorna, in their roadside Mauve Motel. In the second book, Maudes Laures reads Mauve Desert, becomes obsessed with it, and embarks on an extraordinary quest for its mysterious author, characters and meaning. The third book Mauve, the horizon is Laures's eventual translation of Mauve Desert. Like all good translations, it is both the same and revealingly different from the original.Nicole Brossard's writing is agile and inventive, from moment to moment gripping, exhilarating and erotic. Her language drifts and swells like sand dunes in a desert, cresting and accumulating into a landscape that shifts like wind and words, she translates the practice of translation, the pulse of desire.

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    Format: ePUB
    Kopierschutz: AdobeDRM
    Erscheinungsdatum: 19.03.2002
    Sprache: Englisch
    ISBN: 9781770561489
    Verlag: Coach House Books
    Übersetzt von: Übersetzung: Lotbiniere-Harwood, Susanne de
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