The Resource Autobiography of a corpse, Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky ; introduction by Adam Thirlwell ; translated by Joanne Turnbull

Autobiography of a corpse, Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky ; introduction by Adam Thirlwell ; translated by Joanne Turnbull

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Autobiography of a corpse
Title
Autobiography of a corpse
Statement of responsibility
Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky ; introduction by Adam Thirlwell ; translated by Joanne Turnbull
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  • eng
  • rus
  • eng
Summary
The stakes are wildly high in Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky's fantastic and blackly comic philosophical fables, which abound in nested narratives and wild paradoxes. This new collection of eleven mind-bending and spellbinding tales includes some of Krzhizhanovsky's most dazzling conceits: a provincial journalist who moves to Moscow finds his existence consumed by the autobiography of his room's previous occupant; the fingers of a celebrated pianist's right hand run away to spend a night alone on the city streets; a man's lifelong quest to bite his own elbow inspires both a hugely popular circus act and a new refutation of Kant. Ordinary reality cracks open before our eyes in the pages of Autobiography of a Corpse, and the extraordinary spills out
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ICU/DLC
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1887-1950
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Krzhizhanovskiĭ, Sigizmund
Dewey number
891.73/42
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Russian
LC call number
PG3476.K782
LC item number
A2 2013
Literary form
short stories
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1978-
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  • Thirlwell, Adam
  • Turnbull, Joanne
Series statement
New York Review Books classics
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  • Short stories, Russian
  • Short stories, Russian
  • Kurzgeschichte
  • Russisch
Label
Autobiography of a corpse, Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky ; introduction by Adam Thirlwell ; translated by Joanne Turnbull
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Bridge over the Styx
  • Thirty pieces of silver
  • Postmark: Moscow
  • Autobiography of a corpse
  • In the pupil
  • Seams
  • The collector of cracks
  • The land of nots
  • The runaway fingers
  • The unbitten elbow
  • Yellow coal
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xviii, 230 pages
Isbn
9781590176702
Lccn
2013019761
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)825046976
  • (OCoLC)ocn825046976
Label
Autobiography of a corpse, Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky ; introduction by Adam Thirlwell ; translated by Joanne Turnbull
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Bridge over the Styx
  • Thirty pieces of silver
  • Postmark: Moscow
  • Autobiography of a corpse
  • In the pupil
  • Seams
  • The collector of cracks
  • The land of nots
  • The runaway fingers
  • The unbitten elbow
  • Yellow coal
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xviii, 230 pages
Isbn
9781590176702
Lccn
2013019761
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)825046976
  • (OCoLC)ocn825046976

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