Dreamerika!: A Surrealist Fantasy #2020

Dreamerika!: A Surrealist Fantasy By Alan Burns Dreamerika A Surrealist Fantasy None
  • Title: Dreamerika!: A Surrealist Fantasy
  • Author: Alan Burns
  • ISBN: 9780714508030
  • Page: 276
  • Format: Hardcover
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    1. Alan Burns

      Alan Burns published eight novels, two essay collections, a play, and a short story collection Major works include Europe After the Rain, Celebrations, Babel, and Dreamerika A Surrealist Fantasy From the 1960s on, he was associated with the loosely constituted circle of experimental British writers influenced by Rayner Heppenstall that included Stefan Themerson, Eva Figes, Ann Quin and its informal leader, B S Johnson.In 1982 he co edited with Charles Sugnet The Imagination on Trial British and American Writers Discuss Their Working Methods, which the Washington Post Book World called diverting, iconoclastic, and compulsively readable The book included interviews with 11 authors as well as Burns himself J G Ballard, Eva Figes, John Gardner, Wilson Harris, John Hawkes, B S Johnson, Tom Mallin, Michael Moorcock, Grace Paley, Ishmael Reed, and Alan Sillitoe.Angus Wilson called Burns one of the two or three most interesting new novelists working in England.

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    1. Burns s fourth novel or fifth counting Buster is a splendid example of the cut up collage technique at its most meaningful and potent Having previously considered the technique a pass relic of sixties pomo excess, Burns has shown me that an explosion of meaning can be compressed into each page with creative and playful juxtapositions of text and newspaper clippings Dreamerika nods to Kafka s Amerika which Kafka wrote without having visited Burns moved to America in the 70s, after publishing this [...]


    2. Sure, the book plays on the Kennedys and their string of tragedies scandals conspiracy fodder throughout the 1960s, but I took the liberty of using Burns cut up techniques on his own text in order to paint a contemporary political portrait THE RISE OF THE CAPITALISTHe rebuilt Manhattan which had fallen, he grew richer than himself With his fortunes in his hands he moved in and out, he created values brilliantly He spread his name all over.He offered to buy America Puerto Rico and received assur [...]


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