Oh There You Are I Can't See You Is It Raining? by Laura BroadbentOh There You Are I Can't See You Is It Raining? by Laura Broadbent

Oh There You Are I Can't See You Is It Raining?

byLaura Broadbent

Paperback | September 15, 2012

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An experiment in hybrid and versatility of voice, these texts stutter around the slipperiness of language and the transience of desire.The first section is an exercise in paradox wherein language as medium breaks free of signification and desire, knowing very well that language is inextricable from desire. The second section concedes that language may be inescapable yet its borders and meanings must and can be moveable, so that through the decomposition of what has been said or written the new may sustain itself on the dregs of the past. The third section is a burlesque reflection on the kaleidoscopic incarnations of Eros as it passes through assorted personalities and neuroses, that is, a chorus of anonymous men, all in various states of confusion about love. Each man is but a different face on the tenthousand-sided-dice of the same drive wherein gender stereotypes are inflated to show their contours, exposing romantic desire as it is: essential, absurd, random, hideous, and blind.
Laura Broadbent was raised in Stratford, Ontario and has lived in Montreal since 2005.This is her first book.
Title:Oh There You Are I Can't See You Is It Raining?Format:PaperbackDimensions:76 pages, 8 × 5 × 0.4 inPublished:September 15, 2012Publisher:Invisible PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:098657659X

ISBN - 13:9780986576591

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