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  • Torpor author Chris Kraus
  • Chris Kraus
  • English
  • 01 September 2017
  • 9781584350279

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review Û Torpor author Chris Kraus Sylvie thinks that will save them a child of their own and the success of The Anthropology of Unhappiness her husband's long postponed book on the Holocaust But as they move forward toward impoverished Romania Jerome's memories of his father's extermination at Auschwitz and his own childhood survival impede themSavagely ironic and deeply lyrical Torpor explores the swirling mix of nationalisms capital flows and negative entropy that define the present haunted by the persistence of historical memory Written in the third person it is her most personal novel to dat An easier book to assimilate than I Love Dick with an ending justifying the complete reading of this novel thus lessoning the pain of my manifesting time lost never to be regained Why a person would wish to end his life this way is beyond my understanding Nonetheless I continue to practice this disagreeable discipline Suffice to say there is nothing remarkable to report regarding this novel Names could be dropped but Kraus already has this operation down in spades A little pillow talk might be fun but my too brief and untidy accounting would be a shame to suffer through just as hers was

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Torpor author Chris Kraus

review Û Torpor author Chris Kraus Vie Green two former New Yorkers who can no longer afford an East Village apartment set off on a journey across the entire former Soviet Bloc with the specious aim of adopting a Romanian orphan Nirvana's on the radio everywhere and wars are erupting across YugoslaviaUnhappily married to Jerome a 53 year old Columbia University professor who loathes academe Sylvie thinks only of happiness At 35 she dreams of stuffed bears and wonders why their lives lack the tremulous sincerity that pervades thirtysomething that season's hot new TV show There are only two things A joke What do you get when you cross bleak with brutal Torpor by Chris Kraus Oh my god This is the story of an ex punk video artist and her older lover a college professor in his fifties who s got hell of connections to a bunch of French theorists and that s what he s famous for It is BLEAK Did I mention bleak BLEAK They don t like each other they never really liked each other they don t get along she s gotten pregnant and had abortions with him a bunch of times so what do they do Why take a trip to Romania to adopt a Romanian baby If the depictions of Romania in the late eighties and early nineties and then late nineties are accurate then that s a pretty perfect setting for their unromantic nonadventures because it is BLEAK Everybody is totally fucked basically Y know They have a dog and the dog is

summary Torpor author Chris Kraus

review Û Torpor author Chris Kraus Sylvie wanted to believe that misery could simply be replaced with happiness Time was a straight line stretching out before you If you could create a golden kind of time and lay it right beside the other time the time of horror Bad History could just recede into the distance without ever having to be resolved from TorporSet at the dawn of the New World Order Chris Kraus's third novel Torpor loops back to the beginning of the decade that was the basis of I Love Dick her pseudo confessional cult classic debut It's summer 1991 post MTV pre AOL Jerome Shafir and Syl fuuuuck