Madeleine E.

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Madeleine E.

Madeleine E. By Gabriel Blackwell Madeleine E A commonplace book arranging works of criticism looking at Alfred Hitchcock s Vertigo with fragments of memoir fiction Presented first as random notes on watching Hitchcock the fragments soon take u

  • Title: Madeleine E.
  • Author: Gabriel Blackwell
  • ISBN: 9781937402945
  • Page: 451
  • Format: Paperback
  • Madeleine E. By Gabriel Blackwell A commonplace book, arranging works of criticism looking at Alfred Hitchcock s Vertigo with fragments of memoir fiction Presented first as random notes on watching Hitchcock, the fragments soon take up multiple narratives and threads and, like a classic Hitchcock movie, present competing realities Fragments from a dizzying list of authors, from Truffaut to Philip K DickA commonplace book, arranging works of criticism looking at Alfred Hitchcock s Vertigo with fragments of memoir fiction Presented first as random notes on watching Hitchcock, the fragments soon take up multiple narratives and threads and, like a classic Hitchcock movie, present competing realities Fragments from a dizzying list of authors, from Truffaut to Philip K Dick and Geoff Dyer to Bruno Schultz, are meticulously arranged in a fascinating, multilayered reading experience.
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    1. Robert Wechsler on said:

      Because I have a special place in my heart for literary collages, I was excited to discover this title Although there is a lot of food for thought in this collage of quotations, ideas, stories, questions, and speculations, I was somewhat disappointed Most important, I found the book too long edited down to its essentials at least a third of the book struck out it would have been twice as good.Second and personal, I found the memoiristic sections whether there is any truth in them or not, I didn [...]

    2. Peter Landau on said:

      This is just the book I needed to read, a book that s made up of other books and even a movie The story progresses seemingly by chance, quoting the writer s library with either the deliberation of literary critique or the randomness of a reader s nightstand, all launched by an interest in Alfred Hitchcock s VERTIGO I ve never seen the movie, and I think I d like to now after reading MADELEINE E and following Gabriel Blackwell down the rabbit hole of his imagination, but it s not required The bes [...]

    3. Greg Gerke on said:

      When someone met me in person, they came to know me when someone heard a story about me, I became a fiction 51 The quintessential line of a commonplace, yet unorthodox novel You don t need to see Vertigo to know this is a passionately questioning novel a buttery gambit towards a greater ununderstanding of our place in the world.

    4. Andy on said:

      Some truly brilliant insights into the film and an impressive range of echoes and lines of flight prompted by Hitchocock s film into literature, philosophy, and sparks At times this felt to me like it oozed into a self indulgence I found off putting and would take a break or skip a section.

    5. Bill Hsu on said:

      I was a little wary of the concept at first But this turned out to be hard to describe, thought provoking and oddly engaging.

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