Beautiful Losers

byLeonard CohenAfterword byStan Dragland

February 1, 1991|
Beautiful Losers by Leonard Cohen
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One of the best-known experimental novels of the 1960s, Beautiful Losers is Cohen’s most defiant and uninhibited work. The novel centres upon the hapless members of a love triangle united by their sexual obsessions and by their fascination with Catherine Tekakwitha, the 17th-century Mohawk saint.

By turns vulgar, rhapsodic, and viciously witty, Beautiful Losers explores each character’s attainment of a state of self-abandonment, in which the sensualist cannot be distinguished from the saint.
Leonard Cohen was born in Montreal in 1934. He received his B.A. from McGill University and pursued graduate studies in English at Columbia University. Soon thereafter, he returned to Montreal and worked in his family’s clothing business while he continued to write poetry. His artistic career began in 1956 with the publication of...
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Title:Beautiful Losers
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:280 pages, 6.97 X 4.25 X 0.6 in
Shipping dimensions:280 pages, 6.97 X 4.25 X 0.6 in
Published:February 1, 1991
Publisher:McClelland & Stewart
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780771098758

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