The Resource With my dog eyes : a novel, Hilda Hilst ; translation and introduction by Adam Morris, (electronic resource)

With my dog eyes : a novel, Hilda Hilst ; translation and introduction by Adam Morris, (electronic resource)

Label
With my dog eyes : a novel
Title
With my dog eyes
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Hilda Hilst ; translation and introduction by Adam Morris
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Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
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Language
  • eng
  • por
  • eng
Summary
A short, stunning book by a Brazilian master of the avant-garde. Something has changed in Amos Keres, a university mathematics professor'his sentences trail off in class, he is disgusted by the sight of his wife and son, and he longs to flee the comfortable bourgeois life he finds himself a part of. Most difficult of all are his struggles to express what has happened to him, for a man more accustomed to numbers than words. He calls it "the clearcut unhoped-for," and it's a vision that will drive him to madness and, eventually, death. Written in a fragmented style that echoes the character's increasingly fragile hold on reality, With My Dog-Eyes is intensely vivid, summoning up Amos's childhood and young adulthood'when, like Richard Feynman, he used to bring his math books to brothels to study'and his life at the university, with its "meetings, asskissers, pointless rivalries, gratuitous resentments, jealous talk, meglomanias." Hilst, whose father was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia, has created a lacerating, and yet oddly hopeful, portrayal of a descent into hell--Amos never makes sense of the new way he sees things, but he does find an avenue of escape, retreating to his mother's house and, farther, towards the animal world. A deeply metaphysical, formally radical one-of-a-kind book from a great Brazilian writer
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RECBK
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Hilst, Hilda
Dewey number
869.3/42
Index
no index present
LC call number
PQ9697.H5
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Morris, Adam
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • College teachers
  • FICTION / Literary
  • Fiction
  • FICTION / General
  • Psychological
  • Hispanic & Latino
  • Literary
Label
With my dog eyes : a novel, Hilda Hilst ; translation and introduction by Adam Morris, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=AF2BFDFD-2FC0-4724-B165-C1D1E17B83F1
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Antecedent source
unknown
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
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612193465
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
EB00180037
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)869308051
Label
With my dog eyes : a novel, Hilda Hilst ; translation and introduction by Adam Morris, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=AF2BFDFD-2FC0-4724-B165-C1D1E17B83F1
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612193465
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
EB00180037
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)869308051

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