Celebrations None

  • Title: Celebrations
  • Author: Alan Burns
  • ISBN: 9780714500713
  • Page: 281
  • Format: Hardcover
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      Published :2018-012-20T09:29:36+00:00

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    1. Celebrations: the ritualized events that compose society and the social existence of the species. This is a look at the rise and collapse of an industrial dynasty, with its vision blinkered to the personal-familial details that are perhaps of overriding significance anyway. Falling between the apocalyptic ambiguities of Europe After the Rain and the wholesale fragmentation of Babel, Celebrations places the excellently cascading and contradictory language patterns the latter into a semi-cohesive [...]

    2. Throughout this short novel, first published in 1967, Alan Burns employed his own version of William Burroughs' cut-up technique to selectively juxtapose odd words and phrases, creating something that is slightly strange and sometimes surreal: "The steel seagulls turned, the steeple pushed into the sky, a small green tree emerged in a cloud on the right, the cathedral stopped in its tracks, stealthy, incomprehensible, huge." A sort of narrative emergesof a controlling factory boss, his two sons, [...]

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