Download PDF by Robert Kelly: A Transparent Tree

By Robert Kelly

ISBN-10: 0914232681

ISBN-13: 9780914232681

ISBN-10: 0914232703

ISBN-13: 9780914232704

A vampire inhabits the physique of a lady, and makes use of her as a device to grasp the area. An oil multi-millionaire searches for old towns nonetheless flourishing past the current fiscal constitution. a physician speculates approximately killing his spouse and working away together with his mistriss. A Civil battle sharpshooter, wounded at Gettysburg, travels to the Sind as a gold prospector. . . .Each of those fictions, and 7 others is a secret of language branching from its imaginary root. via diverse settings and occasions, Kelly explores the scale of a important subject matter -- how humans act with out realizing what's occurring to them, how they go through the enigma of wish and purpose whereas watching for the area to decipher itself. Written with the readability and palpably sensuous, rigorously crafted sort that has received awards for his poetry, this most appropriate assortment, including the well-known novella "Cities," obtained super compliment upon e-book in 1985, and the coveted American Academy-Institute Award.
"Robert Kelly's Scorpions used to be one of many best of the cult novels of the '60s, 'cult' being a euphemism for 'undeservedly underread,' and it alerted us to a really specific expertise. considering then, now we have realized to observe out for his brief fictions, usually lights up the literary international with their extraordinary mixture of mind, romanticism, and bold mind's eye. This assortment, with such Kelly classics as 'Cities,' and 'The Guest,' is a welcome publishing event."
— Robert Coover
"Readers accustomed to [Kelly's poetry and essays] will locate a number of the positive factors of his paintings from the outset: a lyrical prose variety that combines eroticism and erudition, a spotlight at the act of conception and at the presentation of sensory stimuli and sexual impulses in hugely charged photos, a feeling of outrage, ask yourself and utter bewilderment that human awareness exists in any respect and a primal urge to go away at the back of a mark of his personal specific attention in sensuous language.... For all their experimentalism, the tales tend to be compelling, filled with unique adventures, erotic encounters and crazed and colourful relevant characters. ...For the entire erudition Kelly brings to those tales (many references to imprecise myths and texts, arcane phrases, strange resources of knowledge), his such a lot notable skill is to re-create the exhilarating 'hereness' of actual sensation..."
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