Pyrotechnics: A Spineless Essay on Ultraist Literature

Pyrotechnics: A Spineless Essay on Ultraist Literature

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Overview

In Pyrotechnics: A spineless essay on Ultraist literature (1936)​, over the course of ​seventy prose poems, ​inspired by everything from magazine pop culture to high art, ​Mundy capture​s​ the noise of the metropolis, the effect​s​ of transformations​ in technology​, ​​the changes in ​​sensibility and behavior​ she sees in her contemporaries,​ and​ the new ​professional aspirations of wome​​n.

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ISBN-13: 9780996421867
Publisher: We Heard You Like Books
Publication date: 10/15/2017
Pages: 100
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.70(d)

About the Author

Hilda Mundy (1912-1982) is the pseudonym of Laura Villanueva Rocabado, an avant-garde Bolivian writer who ​​published just one book in her life​, when she was twenty-four years old -- Pyrotechnics: A spineless essay on Ultraist literature (1936)​. ​In addition to Pyrotechnics, Mundy published a great deal of journalistic poetry, occasionally under pseudonyms, such as her personal impressions of the War of the Chaco -- but never another book.

Jessica Sequeira ​​​is a writer and translator ​from Spanish and French. ​This year she has out a collection of stories (Rhombus and Oval, What Books) and a translation (Liliana Colanzi's Our Dead World, Dalkey Archive).

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