Domesticated Land

London: Mack, 2018.
ISBN: 9781912339037
Condition: Fine
First Edition

In Domesticated Land Susan Lipper navigates an apocalyptic world poised between inertia and the end of mankind, somewhere in the California desert. Uncannily tranquil, the landscape offers a trans-historical litany of monuments, icons and signs from which the author and protagonist constructs a narrative interspersed with the words of historic and contemporary women. Putting female subjectivity into relief, Lipper obfuscates the romantic notion of the desert as a land of freedom and self-enlightenment. A lone snake, a dilapidated home, the remains of a cinematic stage set, the head of a fallen woman, a military base, barbed wire: such facts create ction, and one that serves as an unnerving political admonition concerning the current state of America. Item #17901

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Domesticated Land. Susan Lipper.
Domesticated Land. Susan Lipper.
Domesticated Land. Susan Lipper.