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Brooding : arias, choruses, lullabies, follies, dirges, and a duet

Author: Michael Martone
Publisher: Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2018]
Series: Crux (Athens, Ga.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Essay : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This book is a collection of 30 essays, meditative and formally inventive, that consider all kinds of subjects (keys, hats, Bell's Palsy), the memoir, writing, the essay itself, and Michael Martone's friendship with writers David Foster Wallace, Jonathan Franzen, and Kurt Vonnegut. The theme of the book is the emergence and incorporation of new technologies that the essay can try. Several of the pieces were written  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Essays
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Martone
ISBN: 9780820353074 0820353078
OCLC Number: 1005849629
Description: 191 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: G♯-Minor Seventh in the Second Inversion --
Titled: The Title --
Brooding --
Hermes Goes to College --
Hat Trick --
Ostrakons at Amphipolis, Postcards from Chicago: Thucydides and the Invention and Deployment of Lyric History --
A Bread Crumb Essay: Best American Essays 2005 --
Saving the Daylights Out of Saving Daylight --
Time in a Vacuum Bottle: A Genealogy --
Thermostat --
The Zoo We Thought We Bought Bought Us: How the Shape of Shape Shapes Us --
Some Space --
Asymmetry --
More or Less: The Camouflage Schemes of the Fictive Essay --
Dear Miss Hamilton, --
I Kill My Grandma Once and for All --
What Was on My Mind: Face to Facebook with My Mother's Death, July 2012 --
What Was on My Mind: Face to Facebook with My Father's Death, March/April 2014 --
Against the Beloved --
Finger Exercises: Tuscaloosa, April 27, 2011 --
Postcards from Below the Bug Line --
I-65 --
The Bypass --
Old Pond: A Lesson Plan in Tweets --
Series Title: Crux (Athens, Ga.)
Other Titles: Essays.
Responsibility: Michael Martone.


This collection of more than twenty-five essays, both meditative and formally inventive, considers all kinds of subjects: everyday objects such as keys and hats, plus concepts of time and place; the  Read more...


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