Self Portraits (2020)

Self Portraits In these glittering interrelated stories a young boy barters with pirates for his grandmother s soul Death appears as a genial waiter in a bar across from the Metropolitan Museum an ominous man inter
  • Title: Self Portraits
  • Author: Frederic Tuten
  • ISBN: 9780393079050
  • Page: 469
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In these glittering, interrelated stories,a young boy barters with pirates for his grandmother s soul Death appears as a genial waiter in a bar across from the Metropolitan Museum an ominous man interferes with honeymooners at a bullfight an estranged couple glimpse God on a cliff on Old Mountain in Tangiers a lonely man lectures circus bears on the history of art minIn these glittering, interrelated stories,a young boy barters with pirates for his grandmother s soul Death appears as a genial waiter in a bar across from the Metropolitan Museum an ominous man interferes with honeymooners at a bullfight an estranged couple glimpse God on a cliff on Old Mountain in Tangiers a lonely man lectures circus bears on the history of art miniature glaciers tumble from a refrigerator in an East Village apartment, heralding a voyage to Antarctica on a frozen schooner anchored in Tompkins Square Park and two lovers meet, part, and reunite time and again in different guises, ages, and landscapes both familiar and exotic.Love, and its mystery, is at the core of these tales, but love also for art, for adventure, and for the passion of being alive Throughout Self Portraits the author appears as hero, bystander, artist, and ghost, revealing an enchanting autobiography of the imagination.
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    One Reply to “Self Portraits”

    1. For the first two thirds I was already over this billed as Borges esque, the tedium of a straight couple having cocktails in a restaurant after a day at a museum was a flat useless disappointment.Then the last third got surreal and actually interesting.

    2. Frederic Tuten s series of linked short stories, most titled Self Portrait followed by such varied qualifiers as with Bullfight , with Cheese , with Icebergs , examine love and adventure in magical ways The narrator, the I of these pieces, is variously a lover, husband, father, son, and a man spending time alone in a public place where he can observe those around him Tuten makes frequent allusions to paintings and films, which must either alienate the inexperienced, or draw closer those for whom [...]

    3. Self Portraits Fictions is a book of 12 short literary stories by Frederic Tuten Each story shifted around in time and place and between reality and fantasy with no warning, so it was hard to tell what was going on especially for a linear thinker like me The characters tended to say philosophical sounding things, so I had the feeling that there was supposed to be some deeper meaning to it all However, I couldn t make sense of it so I decided to simply read it as a series of quirky tales While I [...]

    4. I m not going to lie This book went a bit over my head Though I did not feel dumb while reading it, I spent the entire time feeling as though I did not have the right points of reference Filled with allusions to art and literature, Frederic Tuten s Self Portraits Fictions would likely be loved by a reader on the same mental trip, but that reader, despite some effort, was not me Read the full review over on Glorified Love Letters.

    5. I had not opened this book in a long while and when I did, to re read it, I was staggered by the physical structure of the narrative and the dreamy quality of the stories But the best struck me like a hot stabbing blade, and that is the first story, Voyagers It alone is worth the price of the book It tells of a writer s mind not always on the present planet, of those who dream and act on their dreams The story opens a strange door on the book s strange ordinary world Frederic Tuten deserves vast [...]

    6. this is one of Publisher s Weekly top 100 books of 2010 some fantastic titles have come out this year here is the complete annotated list publishersweekly pw by

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