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The Field

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Fiction. A novel written with line breaks, if I had known then what I know now, would have/ loosened the rope/ watched with my heart in my mouth, my own son. Joanna Gunderson's texts are primal pathways to the unconscious, chains of associations. They are patchworks of her own experiences, interwoven with the fragmented echoes of others' chance remarks. THE FIELD offers a ...more
Published January 1st 1998 by Red Dust
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Jul 03, 2009 Dawn rated it really liked it
Another good one from Red Dust. Gunderson's line-broken un-punctuated no-paragraph 'novel' is surprisingly novel-ish. The most continuous and recognizable element in the book is the place (in or around the mountains in NY): the house, landscape, seasons, etc. Certain events and relationships are repeated (with a difference) throughout the novel -- sort of appearing disappearing on the landscape. You'd think this would make a pretty boring novel, but the way the language is clipped gives it this ...more
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