V. Imp by Nada Gordon

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Mood-riddled hijinx and impudent lyric protest, drama, and parody from the author of Swoon and Are Not Our Lowing Heifers Sleeker Than Night-Swollen Mushrooms?— both of which are available from SPD. Grotesque buffoonery, and furious wistfulness ring out among V. Imp.'s cacophonous panoply of tones: "Some days my idiolect just betrays me as the hmm kind of interesting phoenix of gyroscopic angst."

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Published October 1, 2002 by Faux Pr.
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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If the existential reductio-ad-absurdum can grate, the sincerity of Gordon's never-quite-named frustrations comes through in her cries of a bodily, even orgiastic, poetry, reading at times like the Beckett of "Whoroscope" on a day trip to the Haight-Ashbury of yore: "Sure, all's dire, / but look!

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