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Self-Portrait of an Other : Dreams of the Island and the Old City - by Cees Nooteboom (Paperback)

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Cees Nooteboom, best known for his novel The Following Story,is one of the most distinguished and significant authors living in the Netherlands today. Self-Portrait of an Other is one of the most unique and innovative works in his oeuvre. Written in response to and published together with a series of drawings by the Berlin-based artist Max Neumann, the book draws on Nooteboom’s personal reflections —his arsenal of memories, dreams, fantasies, landscapes, stories and nightmares— and presents a set of prose poems that complements and echoes Neumann’s work. Full of striking scenes and disturbing images, the poems, driven by the logic of dreams, create the self-portrait of the title.
Available now for the first time in English, Self-Portrait of an Other brings together both the images and the text inspired by them, creating an unusual and creative poetic collection.
Number of Pages: 1
Genre: Literary Collections, Poetry, Art
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
Author: Cees Nooteboom
Language: English
Street Date: February 15, 2018
TCIN: 53456953
UPC: 9780857425294
Item Number (DPCI): 248-70-7795
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