The Resource Antkind : a novel, Charlie Kaufman, (electronic resource)

Antkind : a novel, Charlie Kaufman, (electronic resource)

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Antkind : a novel
Title
Antkind
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Charlie Kaufman
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The bold and boundlessly original debut novel from the Oscar®-winning screenwriter of Being John Malkovich, Adaptation, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, and Synecdoche, New York.LONGLISTED FOR THE CENTER FOR FICTION FIRST NOVEL PRIZE • "A dyspeptic satire that owes much to Kurt Vonnegut and Thomas Pynchon . . . propelled by Kaufman's deep imagination, considerable writing ability and bull's-eye wit."--The Washington Post"An astonishing creation . . . riotously funny . . . an exceptionally good [book]."--The New York Times Book Review"Kaufman is a master of language . . . a sight to behold."--NPR B. Rosenberger Rosenberg, neurotic and underappreciated film critic (failed academic, filmmaker, paramour, shoe salesman who sleeps in a sock drawer), stumbles upon a hitherto unseen film made by an enigmatic outsider--a film he's convinced will change his career trajectory and rock the world of cinema to its core. His hands on what is possibly the greatest movie ever made--a three-month-long stop-motion masterpiece that took its reclusive auteur ninety years to complete--B. knows that it is his mission to show it to the rest of humanity. The only problem: The film is destroyed, leaving him the sole witness to its inadvertently ephemeral genius. All that's left of this work of art is a single frame from which B. must somehow attempt to recall the film that just might be the last great hope of civilization. Thus begins a mind-boggling journey through the hilarious nightmarescape of a psyche as lushly Kafkaesque as it is atrophied by the relentless spew of Twitter. Desperate to impose order on an increasingly nonsensical existence, trapped in a self-imposed prison of aspirational victimhood and degeneratively inclusive language, B. scrambles to re-create the lost masterwork while attempting to keep pace with an ever-fracturing culture of "likes" and arbitrary denunciations that are simultaneously his bête noire and his raison d'être. A searing indictment of the modern world, Antkind is a richly layered meditation on art, time, memory, identity, comedy, and the very nature of existence itself--the grain of truth at the heart of every joke
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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1958-
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Kaufman, Charlie
Dewey number
813/.54
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS3561.A842
LC item number
A85 2020ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Fred Berman
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Berman, Fred
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  • Film critics
  • Motion pictures
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Label
Antkind : a novel, Charlie Kaufman, (electronic resource)
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unknown
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unknown
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online resource
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Content category
spoken word
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rdacontent
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (25 hr., 49 min., 34 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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not applicable
Isbn
9780593147405
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7d8e26a0-0031-435a-9185-5dfcc7106629
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sound
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other
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(OCoLC)1184671883
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Label
Antkind : a novel, Charlie Kaufman, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (25 hr., 49 min., 34 sec.))
File format
unknown
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online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780593147405
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
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digital
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unknown
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digital recording
Specific material designation
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  • remote
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other
System control number
(OCoLC)1184671883
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not applicable
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