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Title Screen tests : stories and other writing / Kate Zambreno.
Author Zambreno, Kate, author.
Publication New York : Harper Perennial, [2019]
Copyright date ©2019
Edition First edition.
Description xii, 278 pages ; 19 cm
Call # 814 Z
Contents Stories (2016-2018). Susan Sontag ; The Fourth Annual Jean Seberg International Film Festival ; Blanchot in a Supermarket Parking Lot ; Amal Clooney ; Double ; W. at the movies ; Author Photo, Part One ; Withdrawn ; Ghost ; Second Dog ; John Wayne ; Beckett in Shorts ; And I (after Borges) ; Author Photo, Part Two ; Sontag in the Bear Suit One ; Sontag in the Bear Suit Two ; Reformer ; Rider ; Pink Bunny Ears ; Bette Davis Horror Film ; Cinephile ; Patty Hearst Wins the Westminster Dog Show ; Dogs in Film ; Dogs in Video ; La Chambre ; Gertrude Stein, about 3 pm on a Saturday (after Anne Carson) ; New York ; Plagiarism ; Dream ; Introductions to B. Ingrid Olson ; On the Puppet Theater ; Shorts ; Autofellatio ; Replies to My Male Graduate Student ; Andrea Dworkin! ; Burned ; Sontag in the Bear Suit Three ; We ; Pink Bear ; Tallulah Bankhead ; Heiress ; Louise Brooks in a Mint-Green Housecoat ; Author Photo, Part Three ; Elena Ferrante ; The Barbizon Hotel for Women ; Reply All ; Screen Tests ; Edie Film ; Nico in the Kitchen Cutting Her Bangs ; Meg Ryan Vehicle ; Andy Warhol Self-Portrait ; Two ; Diane Arbus Visits Marilyn Minter in Gainsville, Florida ; Valerie Solanas in a Silver Lamé Dress ; Wittgenstein's Mistress ; Henry Fool ; Gleaning ; Scream Tests -- Essays (2012-2014). Sleepless Nights ; Fragments of a Lost Object ; New York City, Summer 2013 ; One Can Be Dumb and Unhappy at Exactly the Same Time Acknowledgments
Summary In the first half of Kate Zambreno's astoundingly original collection, the narrator regales us with incisive and witty swatches from a life lived inside a brilliant mind, meditating on aging and vanity, fame and failure, writing and writers, along with portraits of everyone from Susan Sontag to Amal Clooney, Maurice Blanchot to Louise Brooks. The series of essays that follow, on figures central to Zambreno's thinking, including Kathy Acker, David Wojnarowicz, and Barbara Loden, are manifestoes about art, that ingeniously intersect and chime with the stories that came before them.
Subject American essays -- 21st century.
American essays. (OCoLC)fst00807040
Reflections in literature. (OCoLC)fst01092500
2000-2099
Genre Essays.
Addl. Title Essays. Selections
ISBN 9780062392046 (paperback)
0062392042 (paperback)

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