作者 Qiu, Miaojin
書名 Last words from Montmartre / Qiu Miaojin ; translated from the Chinese by Ari Larissa Heinrich
出版項 New York : New York Review Books, c2014
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 條碼 處理狀態
 陽明大學書庫區  PR9470.9.M53 Q1 2014    30020100766163  在架上
稽核項 161 pages ; 21 cm
叢書名 New York Review Books Classics
New York Review Books classics
附註 "An NYRB Classics Original Last Words from Montmartre is a novel in letters that narrates the gradual dissolution of a relationship between two lovers and, ultimately, the complete unraveling of the narrator. In a voice that veers between extremes, from self-deprecation to hubris, compulsive repetition to sublime reflection, reticence to vulnerability, it can be read as both the author's masterpiece and a labor of love, as well as her own suicide note. Last Words from Montmartre, written just as Internet culture was about to explode, is also a kind of farewell to letters. The opening note urges us to read the letters in any order. Each letter unfolds as a chapter, the narrator writing from Paris to her lover in Taipei and to family and friends in Taiwan and Tokyo. The book opens with the death of a beloved pet rabbit and closes with a portentous expression of the narrator's resolve to kill herself. In between we follow Qiu's protagonist into the streets of Montmartre; into descriptions of affairs with both men and women, French and Taiwanese; into rhapsodic musings on the works of Theodoros Angelopoulos and Andrei Tarkovsky; and into wrenching and clear-eyed outlines of what it means to exist not only between cultures but, to a certain extent, between and among genders. More Confessions of a Mask than Well of Loneliness, the novel marks Qiu as one of the finest experimentalist and modernist Chinese-language writers of our generation"-- Provided by publisher
主題 Lesbian authors -- Fiction
其他作者 Heinrich, Ari Larissa
國際標準書號 9781590177259 (pbk.) : US$14.95
9781590177389 (ebk.)