By Hilda Hilst
Hilda Hilst (1930–2004) used to be one of many maximum Brazilian writers of the 20 th century, yet her books have languished untranslated, partially due to their officially radical nature. This translation of With My Dog-Eyes brings an important paintings from her oeuvre into English for the 1st time.
With My Dog-Eyes is an account of an unraveling—of sanity, of language . . . After experiencing a imaginative and prescient of what he calls “a uncomplicated unhoped-for,” collage professor Amós Keres struggles to reconcile himself along with his existence as a father, a husband, and a member of the college with its “meetings, asskissers, unnecessary rivalries, gratuitous resentments, jealous speak, megalomanias.”
A lovely ebook by way of a grasp of the avant-garde.
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