The Resource Die, my love / Ariana Harwicz ; translated by Sarah Moses & Carolina Orloff, (electronic resource)

Die, my love / Ariana Harwicz ; translated by Sarah Moses & Carolina Orloff, (electronic resource)

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Die, my love / Ariana Harwicz ; translated by Sarah Moses & Carolina Orloff
Title
Die, my love / Ariana Harwicz ; translated by Sarah Moses & Carolina Orloff
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Language
eng
Summary
In a forgotten patch of French countryside, a woman is battling her demons - embracing exclusion yet wanting to belong, craving freedom whilst feeling trapped, yearning for family life but at the same time wanting to burn the entire house down. Given surprising leeway by her family for her increasingly erratic behaviour, she nevertheless feels ever more stifled and repressed. Motherhood, womanhood, the banality of love, the terrors of desire, the inexplicable brutality of 'another person carrying your heart forever' - Die, My Love faces all this with a raw intensity. It's not a question of if a breaking point will be reached, but rather when and how violent a form will it take? This is a brutal, wild book - it's impossible to come out from reading Ariana Harwicz unscathed. The language of Die, My Love cuts like a scalpel even as it attains a kind of cinematic splendour, evoking the likes of John Cassavetes, David Lynch, Lars von Trier and John Ford. In a text that explores the destabilising effects of passion and its absence, immersed in the psyche of a female protagonist always on the verge of madness, in the tradition of Sylvia Plath and Clarice Lispector, Harwicz moulds language, submitting it to her will in irreverent prose. Bruising and confrontational, yet anchored in an unapologetic beauty and lyricism, Die, My Love is a unique reading experience that quickly becomes addictive
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Midwest
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1977-
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Harwicz, Ariana
Dewey number
863/.7
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Pregnant women
  • Motherhood
  • Neighbors
  • Country life
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Die, my love / Ariana Harwicz ; translated by Sarah Moses & Carolina Orloff, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Isbn
9781999722791
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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12441535
Publisher number
MWT12441535
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Die, my love / Ariana Harwicz ; translated by Sarah Moses & Carolina Orloff, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781999722791
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12441535
Publisher number
MWT12441535
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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