Get Almost No Memory: Stories PDF

By Lydia Davis

ISBN-10: 0312420552

ISBN-13: 9780312420550

ISBN-10: 0374102813

ISBN-13: 9780374102814

Lydia Davis's assortment Almost No Memory is richly artistic array of playful philosophical investigations, involuted family disputes, and fables of the darkish superb. With wittily limited depth, she back portrays the contemplative self stuck within the paradoxical international. In 'Pastor Elaine's Newsletter,' a harried mom stories a Bible passage; in 'Foucault and Pencil,' a bothered analyst on her manner domestic from a consultation makes an attempt to distract herself with a tricky French textual content; in 'Glenn Gould,' a former pianist attempts to justify her dependence on a undeniable tv express. The tales in Almost No Memory demonstrate an empathic, occasionally shattering knowing of human family, as Davis, in a spare yet resonant prose all her personal, explores the boundaries of id, of good judgment, and of the recognized and the knowable.

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