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  • A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women: Essays on Art, Sex, and the Mind
    Views : 432
    Pages : 576

    by: Siri Hustvedt

    Publisher: pSimon & Schuster

    Book Description

    What are we? That question informs the author’s fertile inquiry into mind, brain, and imagination.

    Taking the perspective of “a perpetual outsider who looks in on several disciplines,” Hustvedt (Psychiatry/Weill Medical School; The Blazing World, 2014, etc.) gathers recent essays and talks on the intellectual topics that ... more

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    2016-12-06

    ISBN-10: 1501141090

    ISBN-13: 9781501141096

    Language: English

  • The Sorrows of an American: A Novel
    Views : 49
    Pages : 320

    by: Siri Hustvedt

    Publisher: pHenry Holt and Co.

    Book Description

    The death of their father sets a brother and sister on the path to discoveries about their loved ones and themselves.

    Sifting through Lars Davidsen’s papers, son Erik and daughter Inga find an enigmatic note that suggests a dark secret in his past. It’s only one of the mysteries about this respected and respectable Minnesota college pr ... more

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    2008-04-01

    ISBN-10: 0805079084

    ISBN-13: 9780805079081

    Language: English

  • The Blazing World: A Novel
    Views : 364
    Pages : 368

    by: Siri Hustvedt

    Publisher: pSimon & Schuster

    Book Description

    An embittered female artist plays a trick on critics that goes badly awry in Hustvedt’s latest (The Summer Without Men, 2011, etc.).

    An “Editor’s Introduction” sets up the premise: After the 1995 death of her husband, art dealer Felix Lord, Harriet Burden embarked on a project she called Maskings,  ... more

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    2014-03-11

    ISBN-10: 1476747237

    ISBN-13: 9781476747231

    Language: English

  • The Summer Without Men: A Novel
    Views : 42
    Pages : 182

    by: Siri Hustvedt

    Publisher: pPicador

    Book Description

    Hustvedt (The Shaking Woman, 2010, etc.) explores the Seven Ages of Woman.

    Six, actually: No soldier here, though there’s ugly conflict among the schoolgirls taking poet Mia Fredricksen’s summer workshop. Mia has returned to Minnesota to recover from a breakdown brought on by her husband of 30 years saying that he wanted to ... more

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    2011-04-26

    ISBN-10: 9780312570606

    ISBN-13: 9780312570606

    Language: English

  • What I Loved: A Novel
    Views : 139
    Pages : 384

    by: Siri Hustvedt

    Publisher: pHenry Holt and Co.

    Book Description

    A mannered, somewhat formulaic account of a critic’s long and complicated friendship with an artist, presented by Hustvedt (Yonder, 1998, etc.) with just a touch of melodrama amid the melancholy.

    Bill Wechsler is a nice Jewish boy from suburban New Jersey who, after college, came to New York, in the 1940s, to paint. With first wif ... more

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    2003-03-06

    ISBN-10: 0805071709

    ISBN-13: 9780805071702

    Language: English

  • The Enchantment of Lily Dahl
    Views : 376
    Pages : 275

    by: Siri Hustvedt

    Publisher: pHenry Holt

    Book Description

     Hustvedt's second outing abandons the cerebral regions of postmodernism (The Blindfold, 1992) and turns to the familiar melodramas of small-town gothic. Nineteen-year-old Lilly Dahl lives in Webster, Minnesota, rooms over the main-street cafe where she works as waitress, and has ambitions of becoming an actress--she's learning, in fac ... more

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    0000-00-00

    ISBN-10: 0805049207

    ISBN-13: 9780805049206

    Language: English

  • The Blindfold
    Views : 388
    Pages : 224

    by: Siri Hustvedt

    Publisher: pPoseidon Press

    Book Description

    Poet Hustvedt's first novel is unabashedly cerebral, a disturbing and disarming fiction that explores the mysteries of identity. It's a postmodernist puzzle with a queasy eroticism and hints of perversion, and owes much to the work of Beckett, DeLillo, and her husband, Paul Auster. But Hustvedt adds to their explorations in silence and unspeaka ... more

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    1992-05-01

    ISBN-10: 0671759531

    ISBN-13: 9780671759537

    Language: English