A Modern Way to Die; Small Stories and Microtales

Peter Wortsman


A Modern Way to Die; Small Stories and Microtales

A Modern Way to Die; Small Stories and Microtales

  • Title: A Modern Way to Die; Small Stories and Microtales
  • Author: Peter Wortsman
  • ISBN: 9780880641456
  • Page: 378
  • Format: Paperback



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When attempting to maintain the tradition of absurdism beyond Kafka and Kharms, a certain wit is necessary to keep all the nonsequiturs and wild leaps from being written merely for their own sake; the prose poems of Russell Edson are the best examples of a successful continuation of absurdism. Even when Edson veers toward sheer ridiculousness, his works often have a lucid attentiveness to language, a sense of the absurdity inherent to the self-conscious being and precise though strangely imagina [...]

This collection of small tales predates the in-vogue term flash fiction, but it's surely one of the cornerstones of the tradition. With compressed prose where the short story meets the prose poem, Wortsman continues in a vein mined by an internationally diverse cast of authors, including Cortazar, Kafka and Edson.


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