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Dreamlives of Debris (Vol 1) (Paperback) (Lance Olsen)

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Dreamlives of Debris is a hybrid retelling of the Theseus and Minotaur myth. Here the Minotaur is a little deformed girl—she calls herself Debris—hidden away from public view in the labyrinth beneath Knossos. She possesses the ability to hear the flood of thoughts and see the flood of memories, desires, and futures of others throughout history from Herodotus and Pliny to Borges and Edward Snowden.

Her labyrinth takes the form of an impossible liquid architecture bearing no center and hence no discernible perimeter. Dreamlives of Debris explores such impossible architecture as a way of knowing — an extended metaphor for our current sense of lived experience: the feeling, for instance, of being awash in massive, networked data fields that may lead everywhere and nowhere at once. The lyrical narrative takes the form of a collage composed of multiple voices and genres from multiple time periods.
Number of Pages: 1
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Pgw
Volume number: 1
Author: Lance Olsen
Language: English
Street Date: April 25, 2017
TCIN: 51569390
UPC: 9781938604584
Item Number (DPCI): 248-25-4180
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