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Electric Literature No. 2 (2009)

by Andy Hunter (Editor), Scott Lindenbaum (Editor)

Other authors: Lydia Davis (Contributor), Pasha Malla (Contributor), Stephen O'Connor (Contributor), Marisa Silver (Contributor), Colson Whitehead (Contributor)

Series: Electric Literature (2)

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5 Great Stories That Grab You. Colson Whitehead charts the rise to fame of a truth-telling comedian. Stephen O'Connor transports us to a cabin in the woods, where a young woman becomes increasingly convinced she's not alone. Lydia Davis' narrator acutely details the behavior of three cows who live in a pasture just across the road. Plus inspiring work by Pasha Malla and Marisa Silver.… (more)
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One of the interesting thing about a collection of this size, I think, is looking at the placement of the stories in relation to each other and what the group says as a whole. Here you have three works about young or youngish people trying to make sense of the world and the workings of their hearts, bookended by stories featuring protagonists who've made peace between their inner and outer lives -- Colson Whitehead's comedian in the first story, Lydia Davis' cows in the last. ( )
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Hunter, AndyEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lindenbaum, ScottEditormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Davis, LydiaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Malla, PashaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
O'Connor, StephenContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Silver, MarisaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Whitehead, ColsonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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5 Great Stories That Grab You. Colson Whitehead charts the rise to fame of a truth-telling comedian. Stephen O'Connor transports us to a cabin in the woods, where a young woman becomes increasingly convinced she's not alone. Lydia Davis' narrator acutely details the behavior of three cows who live in a pasture just across the road. Plus inspiring work by Pasha Malla and Marisa Silver.

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  • The comedian / Colson Whitehead
  • Love / Stephen O'Connor
  • The slough / Pasha Malla
  • Three girls / Marisa Silver
  • The cows / Lydia Davis
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