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Almost No Memory Stories by Lydia Davis

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Published by Picador .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Short Stories (single author),
  • Fiction / Literary,
  • Literary,
  • Popular American Fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9844306M
ISBN 100312420552
ISBN 109780312420550

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  Philosophical inquiry, examinations of language, and involuted domestic disputes are the focus of Lydia Davis's inventive collection of short fiction, Almost No Memory. In each of these stories, Davis reveals an empathic, sometimes shattering 5/5(1). The stories in Almost No Memory reveal an empathic, sometimes shattering understanding of human relations, as Davis, in a spare but resonant prose all her own, explores the limits of identity, of logic, and of the known and the by: 6. The stories in "Almost No Memory" reveal an emphatic, sometimes shattering understanding of human relations, as Davis, in a spare but resonant prose all her own, explores the limits of identity, of logic, and of the known and the knowable. Signed by Author. Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller Philosophical inquiry, examinations of language, and involuted domestic disputes are the focus of Lydia Davis's inventive collection of short fiction, Almost No Memory. In each of these stories, Davis reveals an empathic, sometimes shattering understanding of human relationships.

"The stories in Almost No Memory reveal an empathic, sometimes shattering understanding of human relations, as Davis, in a spare but resonant prose 5/5(1). Description Philosophical inquiry, examinations of language, and involuted domestic disputes are the focus of Lydia Davis's inventive collection of short fiction, Almost No Memory. In each of these stories, Davis reveals an empathic, sometimes shattering . Almost No Memory: Stories | Davis Lydia | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 21 cm: Contents: Meat, my husband --Jack in the country --Foucault and pencil --The mice --The thirteenth woman --The professor --The cedar trees --The cats in the prison recreation hall --Wife one in country --The fish tank --The center of the story --Love --Our kindness --A natural .

In this latest collection of 51 stories, some are no longer than 15 or 20 lines. Almost no memory. [Lydia Davis] -- Stories by an experimental writer, ranging in length from a sentence to several pages. One story describes the way a few ill-chosen words can turn a minor dispute into high drama, another is on the.  Soberly eclectic doesn't begin to describe this new assortment of 51 short (often very short) stories from Davis, whose first collection, Break it Down (), and novel, The End of the Story (), have both received much favorable notice. Almost No Memory. By Lydia Davis. Farrar, Straus & Giroux $ This book will appeal to people who are occasionally weary of the contemporary short story. Davis is a rebel, ignoring conventional expectation about what constitutes a story. This experimental work succeeds because almost all the stories bring to light some kind of human.