skip to content
Tsing Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Tsing

Author: David Albahari
Publisher: Evanston, IL : Northwestern University Press, 1997.
Series: Writings from an unbound Europe.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"A beautifully written prose work, Tsing is a multi-layered narrative that combines a wholly fictional novel-within-a-novel with an episodic chronicle of the narrator's present as a traveler to and visiting writer in the United States." "Much more than an "ordinary" postmodern text, Tsing is a quiet and moving paean to the narrator's deceased father. Beginning with a series of imagined vignettes involving a father  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Albahari, David, 1948-
Tsing.
Evanston, IL : Northwestern University Press, 1997
(OCoLC)647122626
Named Person: David Albahari; David Albahari
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Albahari
ISBN: 0810115689 9780810115682
OCLC Number: 38021617
Description: 99 p. ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Writings from an unbound Europe.
Other Titles: Čink.
Responsibility: David Albahari ; translated from the Serbian by the author.

Abstract:

"A beautifully written prose work, Tsing is a multi-layered narrative that combines a wholly fictional novel-within-a-novel with an episodic chronicle of the narrator's present as a traveler to and visiting writer in the United States." "Much more than an "ordinary" postmodern text, Tsing is a quiet and moving paean to the narrator's deceased father. Beginning with a series of imagined vignettes involving a father and a daughter, Albahari weaves both real and imagined narrative fragments together with considerable skill. As Albahari's fragments - simple stories about persons approaching each other, spending some time together, and eventually going their separate ways - accumulate, his deft combination of paradox and poetry provides a kaleidoscopic view of memory, love, and loneliness."--BOOK JACKET.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/38021617> # Tsing
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    bgn:translationOfWork <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/38021617#CreativeWork/unidentifiedOriginalWork> ; # Čink.
    library:oclcnum "38021617" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2261117928#Place/evanston_il> ; # Evanston, IL
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/ilu> ;
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/891.825/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2261117928#Person/albahari_david_1948> ; # David Albahari
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/116128624> ; # David Albahari
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/116128624> ; # David Albahari
    schema:datePublished "1997" ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/2261117928> ; # Čink.
    schema:genre "Translations"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2261117928#Series/writings_from_an_unbound_europe> ; # Writings from an unbound Europe.
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/647122626> ;
    schema:name "Tsing"@en ;
    schema:numberOfPages "99" ;
    schema:productID "38021617" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/38021617#PublicationEvent/evanston_il_northwestern_university_press_1997> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2261117928#Agent/northwestern_university_press> ; # Northwestern University Press
    schema:reviews <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/38021617#Review/-2040005541> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780810115682> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/38021617> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2261117928#Agent/northwestern_university_press> # Northwestern University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Northwestern University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2261117928#Person/albahari_david_1948> # David Albahari
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1948" ;
    schema:familyName "Albahari" ;
    schema:givenName "David" ;
    schema:name "David Albahari" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2261117928#Series/writings_from_an_unbound_europe> # Writings from an unbound Europe.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/38021617> ; # Tsing
    schema:name "Writings from an unbound Europe." ;
    schema:name "Writings from an unbound Europe" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/116128624> # David Albahari
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1948" ;
    schema:familyName "Albahari" ;
    schema:givenName "David" ;
    schema:name "David Albahari" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/2261117928> # Čink.
    schema:name "Čink." ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780810115682>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0810115689" ;
    schema:isbn "9780810115682" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/38021617#Review/-2040005541>
    a schema:Review ;
    schema:itemReviewed <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/38021617> ; # Tsing
    schema:reviewBody ""A beautifully written prose work, Tsing is a multi-layered narrative that combines a wholly fictional novel-within-a-novel with an episodic chronicle of the narrator's present as a traveler to and visiting writer in the United States." "Much more than an "ordinary" postmodern text, Tsing is a quiet and moving paean to the narrator's deceased father. Beginning with a series of imagined vignettes involving a father and a daughter, Albahari weaves both real and imagined narrative fragments together with considerable skill. As Albahari's fragments - simple stories about persons approaching each other, spending some time together, and eventually going their separate ways - accumulate, his deft combination of paradox and poetry provides a kaleidoscopic view of memory, love, and loneliness."--BOOK JACKET." ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.