Pricksongs & Descants (Penguin Modern Classics)

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Paperback. Pub Date: 2011 Pages: 256 Publisher: Penguin Classics In his carnivalesque and riotously the Inventive Pricksongs & Descants Robert Coover remakes old stories: of Red Riding Hood Hansel and Gretel and Beauty (WHO married her Beast and Spends a lifetime suffering his doggy stink). And he reshapes his own: a man makes repeating. re-imagined journeys in an office elevator (while his fellow riders taunt and tempt him). and in the seminal. fractal The Babysitter every moment in a single night is played and replayed. every hope and threat of sex and violence done and undone. Coover's dark. wilfil. comic imagination revels illiantly in contradictions. a master of chaos.

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In his carnivalesque and riotously inventive Pricksongs & Descants Robert Coover remakes old stories: of Red Riding Hood, Hansel and Gretel, and Beauty (who married her Beast and spends a lifetime suffering his doggy stink). And he reshapes his own: a man makes repeating, re-imagined journeys in an office elevator (while his fellow riders taunt and tempt him), and in the seminal, fractal 'The Babysitter' every moment in a single night is played and replayed, every hope and threat of sex and violence done and undone. Coover's dark, wilfil, comic imagination revels brilliantly in contradictions, a master of chaos.

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