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Dust (Paperback)

Arkadii Dragomoshchenko; Translated by Evgeny Pavlov, Thomas Epstein

Series: Russian Literature Series

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Arkadii Dragomoshchenko, Russia's leading founder of Language poetry, in his new collection of essays fuses seemingly disparate elements of poetry, philosophy, journalism, and prose in an attempt to capture the workings of memory. At stake is not what he writes about--whether memory, Gertrude Stein, immortality, or a walk on Nevsky Prospect--but how he writes it. Formally, Dragomoshchenko never tires of digression, creating playful games of patience and anticipation for his reader. In so doing, he pushes story and closure into the background--arriving, finally, but not to a destination. Ultimately, Dragomoshchenko "carefully seeks out the dust of traces from the period of oblivion," which evidently lead to the oblivion of minds.

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Imprint: Dalkey Archive Press
Country of origin: United States
Series: Russian Literature Series
Release date: November 2008
First published: 2009
Authors: Arkadii Dragomoshchenko
Translators: Evgeny Pavlov • Thomas Epstein
Dimensions: 189 x 133 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 94
ISBN-13: 978-1-56478-419-3
Categories: Books > Language & Literature > Literature: history & criticism > Literary studies
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LSN: 1-56478-419-3
Barcode: 9781564784193

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