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14 Fictional Positions ❰Read❯ ➵ 14 Fictional Positions Author Eric Miles Williamson – Thomashillier.co.uk In France, Eric Miles Williamson is known as The Erudite Bukowski In America, he has been called The Last Beat Best known for his internationally praised and stunning novels of the blue collar world, In France, Eric Miles Williamson is known as The Erudite Bukowski In America, he has been called The Last Beat Best known for his internationally praised and stunning novels of the blue collar world, with the publication ofFictional Positions, Williamson now shows his readers he is much than a chronicler of the lives of workers and America s downtrodden Williamson may have triumphantly captured the blue collar experience in his novels, East Bay Grease, 14 Fictional ePUB ½ Two Up, and Welcome to Oakland, butFictional Positions shows us that he, above all, is a painstakingly careful author deeply entrenched in the history of his medium Former editor of Chelsea and Gulf Coast, now editor of American Book Review, The Texas Review, and Boulevard, longtime member of the Board of Directors of the National Book Critics Circle, and a college teacher since , Williamson may have humble beginnings, but he is now a powerful force in America s literary establishmentEach of the stories inFictional Positions snaps with precision and intelligence In Hope, Among Other Vices and Virtues, we find two men drinking in manly tandem whose women loathe them as much as they love them I love you, says Agnes You are everything in a man I want to change H A N G M A N, set evidently in Brazil, weaves a leaf fringed legend of two lovers whose lives are dictated by the formal arrangement of words and literary references In Phrases and Philosophies for the Use of the Young Williamson shows himself to be an aphorist of the caliber of George Bernard Shaw, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Oscar Wilde, both witty and erudite The Teachings of Don B is a ghost story unlike any other in the English language, humorous and sad, insightful and playful, an homage to the foremost of Williamson s many prominent mentors, who include Harold Bloom, Denis Donoghue, Ronald Sukenick, Jacques Derrida, Edward Dorn, and, of course, the ghost of Donald BarthelmeTwenty five years in the making,Fictional Positions is a landmark short story collection, and confirmation that Eric Miles Williamson is an author whose energy, talent, and wisdom place him among the very best authors at work today in America.


10 thoughts on “14 Fictional Positions

  1. John Lawson John Lawson says:

    Don t like short stories Well, just consider these short novels Only read genre Consider this the genre of awesome I missed out on the once in a lifetime event that is Williamson for a decade Please don t make the same mistake as me.


  2. John Molina John Molina says:

    Must read


  3. Gerry LaFemina Gerry LaFemina says:

    Eh, a bit too self consciously experimental post modern for my own tastes The book feels like a bunch of exercisesthan a collection of finished wholes.


  4. Sam Mauro Sam Mauro says:

    65 100feels like a collection of the most successful writing exercises by a great writer there are worse things.


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