Abstraktion und Einfuhlung

Abstraktion und Einfuhlung

by Percival Everett
     
 


“Everett’s talent is multifaceted, sparked by a satiric brilliance that could place him alongside Richard Wright and Ralph Ellison.”—Publishers Weekly

“I think Percival Everett is a genius. . . . He’s a brilliant writer and so damn smart I envy him.”—Terry McMillan

Chris Abani has developed his

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“Everett’s talent is multifaceted, sparked by a satiric brilliance that could place him alongside Richard Wright and Ralph Ellison.”—Publishers Weekly

“I think Percival Everett is a genius. . . . He’s a brilliant writer and so damn smart I envy him.”—Terry McMillan

Chris Abani has developed his groundbreaking Black Goat poetry series with exciting and provocative new voices. Here, Percival Everett proves that his fine literary talents move far beyond the realm of the novel.

Percival Everett is the author of fifteen novels, among them The Water Cure, Erasure, and Glyph. He is a distinguished professor of English at the University of Southern California and lives in Los Angeles.

Editorial Reviews

Library Journal

A painter as well as a prolific novelist, Everett creates arrestingly brief, sharp-edged poem-pictures that relentlessly draw readers into "the gaze, the gaze, the gaze." (See review, p. 70).


—Ann Burns

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781933354705
Publisher:
Akashic Books
Publication date:
11/01/2008
Series:
Black Goat Series
Pages:
72
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 2.00(d)

Meet the Author


Percival Everett is the author of fifteen works of fiction, among them GLYPH, WATERSHED, GOD'S COUNTRY and FRENZY. His most recent novel ERASURE won the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award and did little to earn him friends. Chris Abani, curator of Akashic's Black Goat poetry imprint, is a Nigerian poet and novelist and the author of Song for Night, The Virgin of Flames, Becoming Abigail, and GraceLand (a selection of the Today Show Book Club; winner of the 2005 PEN/Hemingway Prize and the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award).

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