Experimental Animals: (A Reality Fiction)

Thalia Field (Author)
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Description

Fiction. "Stemming from a through-line of marital discord in the household of the great French vivisector, Claude Bernard, Thalia Field has discovered a number of voices, some famous, some forgotten, and allowed them all a moment in which to be heard again. This compelling tale is made up largely of excerpts and quotations, pieced together with great artistry. A beautiful and thought-provoking collage of a tale of rescued history and a sobering tribute to some of its victims." Karen Joy Fowler

"Advancing what she started twenty years ago with her earliest explorations of essayistic fiction, Thalia Field has now composed what very well might be her life's work a tragic, comical, and utterly fascinating tale of a marriage that vividly encapsulates not only the origins of experimental medicine, but an entire age that spirited experiments in literature, science, engineering, film, etc. It's nothing less than a history gorgeously fictional, purposefully essayistic of how we got where we are." John D'Agata"

Product Details

Price
$20.00
Publisher
Solid Objects
Publish Date
November 01, 2016
Pages
264
Dimensions
5.5 X 0.8 X 8.1 inches | 0.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780986235535
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About the Author

Thalia Field is the author of Point and Line, Incarnate: Story Material, ULULU, Bird Loves, Backyard, and, with Abigail Lang, A Prank of Georges. She teaches in the Literary Arts department of Brown University and lives in Providence, Rhode Island.