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0 Pages, 6.04 x 9.01

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $12.95 (US $12.95) (CA $17.95)

Publication Date: November 1998

ISBN 9781886449527

Rights: WOR

Station Hill Press (Nov 1998)
Barrytown/Station Hill Press, Inc.

Price: $12.95


David Green's novel furthers the contemporary dialogue between "deconstructionist" philosophy and "post-modern" fiction with an ingenious structure. It is difficult to tell whether a certain author of "Borgesian" fictions has invented the critic who writes about him, or if an ingenious critic has invented the author about whom he is a leading expert. Crisp critical prose alternates with lush narrative and descriptive rhetoric in this work of genuine inquiry into the relation between two styles of writing, two uses of mind, and two ways of being. Shades of Nabokov's Pale Fire...

Author Biography

David Green is a lecturer in the CAS Writing Program at Boston University, a novelist and literary critic. His special interests include Samuel Beckett and the Irish modernist poets. Before coming to Boston University, he taught at the University of Texas at San Antonio and St. Mary's University, also in San Antonio, as well as at universities in Spain and China. He is the recipient of the 1999 Sproat Award for the Outstanding Teacher of Writing at Boston University. His collection of short stories, The Garden of Love, was published late in 2009 by Pen & Anvil Press. His scholarly publications include studies of Samuel Beckett and the Irish poet Brian Coffey. David teaches in the CAS Core Curriculum and in the CAS Writing Program.