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Screen Tests Screen Tests PDF/EPUB ✓ Paperback screen pdf, tests ebok, Screen TestsScreen Tests KindleA new work equal parts observational micro fiction and cultural criticism reflecting on the dailiness of life as a woman and writer, on fame and failure, aging and art, from the acclaimed author of Heroines, Green Girl, and O Fallen AngelIn the first half of Kate Zambreno s astoundingly original collection Screen Tests, 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 manifestos about art that ingeniously intersect and chime with the stories that came before them.


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  1. Marie-Therese Marie-Therese says:

    Screen Tests PDF/EPUB ✓ Paperback screen pdf, tests ebok, Screen TestsScreen Tests KindleMeh Too much name dropping, too much coyness, way way way too much navel gazing You re just not that interesting, Kate nobody s that interesting Not even any of the people that aren t you that you occasionally try to write about Ideas are interesting and when you engage with ideas, concepts, works, you re interesting too But the rest of this is just tiresome and reads like someone s lightly edited private journal.


  2. Olivia Garner Olivia Garner says:

    Screen Tests PDF/EPUB ✓ Paperback screen pdf, tests ebok, Screen TestsScreen Tests KindleWe have the same taste in artists so I enjoyed reading her quips about those people but sometimes her voice as a writer reads like a 2010 tumblr text post


  3. Joey Shapiro Joey Shapiro says:

    Screen Tests PDF/EPUB ✓ Paperback screen pdf, tests ebok, Screen TestsScreen Tests KindleI LOVED this book Not least of which because Kate Zambreno and I are obsessed with all the exact same artists Kathy Acker Chantal Akerman Susan Sontag Clarice Lispector Marguerite Duras David Wojnarowicz The way all the little essays memoirs stories shapeshift from one topic to another one and back again so seamlessly I don t know how to describe her writing style besides calling it very personal and very fluid in the way it blends biography and autobiography so smoothly Every piec I LOVED this book Not least of which because Kate Zambreno and I are o


  4. Jacob Wren Jacob Wren says:

    Screen Tests PDF/EPUB ✓ Paperback screen pdf, tests ebok, Screen TestsScreen Tests KindleA few passages from Screen Tests In a recent interview, I was asked to name a book I thought should be remembered And I chose the Qu b cois writer Catherine Mavrikakis s A Cannibal and Melancholy Mourning The narrator hotly mourns all of these friends who have dies of AIDS, all named Herv The narrator says she loves works that are tender and cruel, and that is what this is for me, a jeremiad, a beautiful complaint The book is inspired by Herv Guibert s autoportrait, To the Friend Who DidA few passages from Screen Tests In a recent interview, I was asked to name a book I thought should be remembered And I chose the Qu b cois writer Catherine Mavrikakis s A Cannibal and Melancholy Mourning The narrator hotly mourns all of these friends who have dies of AIDS, all named Herv The narrator says she loves works that are tender and cruel, and that is what this is for me, a jeremiad, a beautiful complaint The book is inspired by Herv Guibert s autoportrait, To the Friend Who Did Not Save


  5. Ben Robinson Ben Robinson says:

    Screen Tests PDF/EPUB ✓ Paperback screen pdf, tests ebok, Screen TestsScreen Tests KindleScreen Tests is an artfully poised lineup of quasi Warholian novels and films Kate Zambreno makes a strong case for each of these put upon female artists, while the collection is also a shimmering delight in and of itself.


  6. xiao zhu xiao zhu says:

    Screen Tests PDF/EPUB ✓ Paperback screen pdf, tests ebok, Screen TestsScreen Tests KindlePretentious shite Genuinely a struggle to get through this despite how short each chapter is Had to stop at 49% and go stress eat some carbs before I could dredge up the will to continue If I ever see another navel


  7. Laura Laura says:

    Screen Tests PDF/EPUB ✓ Paperback screen pdf, tests ebok, Screen TestsScreen Tests KindleI don t know There were some fragments that I really enjoyed the trifecta of Tallulah Bankhead Heiress Louise Brooks in a Mint Green Housecoat was a really interesting examination of like fame, femininity, and aging But for the most part, I just felt like I was reading a journal that som


  8. Darci Jones Darci Jones says:

    Screen Tests PDF/EPUB ✓ Paperback screen pdf, tests ebok, Screen TestsScreen Tests KindleReally enjoyed the final two essays New York City, Summer 2013 and One Can Be Dumb and Unhappy at Exactly the Same Time true


  9. Antonio Delgado Antonio Delgado says:

    Screen Tests PDF/EPUB ✓ Paperback screen pdf, tests ebok, Screen TestsScreen Tests KindleIn the tradition of Benjamin, Sontag and Barthes, Kate Zambrero creates her own Her fictional persona, even if it is closed to her real self, moves through culture res


  10. Jennifer Jennifer says:

    Screen Tests PDF/EPUB ✓ Paperback screen pdf, tests ebok, Screen TestsScreen Tests KindleKate Zambreno writes essays that make me scramble to find a pencil or pen to underline, yelp in recognition, and pause to c


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