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Circus: or, Moira Orfei in Aigues-Mortes: A Novel


  


 : Circus: or, Moira Orfei in Aigues-Mortes: A Novel

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Binding: Paperback
EAN: 9781593764869
Edition: Reprint
ISBN: 1593764863
Item Dimensions: 82555070100
Label: Soft Skull Press
Languages: EnglishPublishedEnglishOriginal LanguageEnglishUnknown
Manufacturer: Soft Skull Press
Number Of Items: 1
Number Of Pages: 304
Publication Date: July 09, 2019
Publisher: Soft Skull Press
Release Date: July 09, 2019
Studio: Soft Skull Press




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"If Debussy and Robert Walser had collaborated on an opera, it would sound like this."―John Ashbery

“The mad genius of Pale Fire with the florid outlaw sexuality of Jean Genet”―Kirkus Reviews

For five years, concert pianist Theo Mangrove has been living at his family’s home in East Kill, New York, recovering from a nervous breakdown that derailed his career, and attempting to relieve his relentless polysexual appetite in the company of male hustlers, random strangers, music students, his aunt, and occasionally his wife. As he prepares for a comeback recital in Aigues-Mortes, a walled medieval town in southern France, he becomes obsessed with the idea that the Italian circus star Moira Orfei must join him there to perform alongside him. Extravagantly (and tragicomically) describing his hallucinatory plans in a series of twenty-five notebooks, he assembles an incantatory meditation on performance, failure, fame, decay, and delusion. A new edition of a “dazzlingly seductive” fever dream written in “brilliant poetic vernacular” (Bookforum) by a beloved poet and cultural critic, now with an introduction by Rachel Kushner.





 



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