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A horse at night

  • A horse at night
  • Cain, Amina
  • € 14,95

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Van Lot:
De ondertitel van dit boek is ‘On writing’. Het zou beter ‘On reading’ kunnen heten. Zorgvuldige, associatieve gedachten over de kunst van het beschrijving en de gevoelens die daardoor worden opgeroepen.

Van de uitgever:

Essayistic inquiries come together into a sustained meditation on writers and their works, on the spaces of reading and writing fiction, and how these spaces take shape inside a life.

In A Horse at Night, Amina Cain contemplates how to be honest, open and free, as a person and a writer, even (and perhaps especially) during a time of great change. She moves elegantly through a personal canon of authors – including Marguerite Duras, Elena Ferrante and Annie Ernaux – and topics as timely and various as female friendships, neighbourhood coyotes, landscape painting and the politics of excess, to profound and joyous effect.

An individual reckoning with the contemporary moment and a quietly brilliant contribution to the lineage of Virginia Woolf’s A Room of One’s Own or William H. Gass’s On Being Blue, A Horse at Night is a virtuosic argument for – and beautiful demonstration of – the essential unity of writing and life.

ISBN 9781914198373
Uitgever Daunt Books
Verschenen 2022
Bladzijden 138 blz.
Bindwijze paperback