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DRUMMER OF THE ELEVENTH NORTH DEVONSHIRE FUSILIERS

Davenport, Guy

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ISBN 10: 0865474478 / ISBN 13: 9780865474475
Edité par North Point Pr, 1990
Etat : Fine+ Couverture rigide
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Titre : DRUMMER OF THE ELEVENTH NORTH DEVONSHIRE ...

Éditeur : North Point Pr

Date d'édition : 1990

Reliure : Hardcover

Etat du livre :Fine+

Etat de la jaquette : Fine+

Signé : Signed by Author(s)

Edition : 1st Edition.

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Using juxtapositon and collage, Guy Davenport creates brilliant assemblages that adhere into four stories that illuminate how one's elusive sexual nature can be hidden and paradoxically revealed by outer appearances, and one novella that completes his trilogy begun by Apples and Pears and The Hules Verne Steam Balloon.

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The enameled and perfumed surfaces of Davenport's style as well as the homoerotic content of this slender volume (a novella and four stories) tempt a charge of dandyism. But Davenport's compassionate imagination defies such facile taxonomy. Drawing upon an actual event (the hanging of a drummer boy and his ensign lover in 19th-century England), Davenport's novel shifts to contemporary Denmark to explore relationships among a group of teachers and their adolescent charges. A clue to meaning for the entire volume lies in the title of the novella, Freud's puzzling comment: "Where it was, there must I begin to be." Suggests Davenport, from the agony of a drummer boy and his love ("where it was") in another time and another place there has emerged a joyful but not wholly untroubled potential for male and female love. The book is hopeful, gamy, difficult, but wholly fresh and original.
- Arthur Waldhorn, CityColl . , CUNY
Copyright 1990 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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