The Present

Josipovici, Gabriel (1975) The Present. Victor Gollancz, London. ISBN 9780575019713

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Abstract

The Present is about the present, with its infinite, unrealised possibilities, a gift that withers and crumbles before it reaches us. It is a myriad realities, all equally probable, all equally unreal: Minna and Reg, married and childless, sharing their North London flat with their eccentric lodger, Alex; Minna married to Alex and living in the country with him and their two children; Minna in hospital after a breakdown, subject to fantasies and frightening memories; Minna and Reg in their North London flat trying to come to terms with Alex's suicide. Which of these realities is present, which past, which imagined, which lived through.

Item Type: Book
Schools and Departments: School of English > English
Depositing User: EPrints Services
Date Deposited: 21 Feb 2012 10:04
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2012 17:14
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/38018
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