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The archive of alternate endings : a novel, Lindsey Drager

Label
The archive of alternate endings : a novel
Title
The archive of alternate endings
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Lindsey Drager
Title variation
Archive of alternate endings
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Tracking the evolution of Hansel and Gretel at seventy-five-year intervals that correspond with earth's visits by Halley's Comet, The Archive of Alternate Endings explores how stories are disseminated and shared, edited and censored, voiced and left untold. In 1456, Johannes Gutenberg's sister uses the tale as a surrogate for sharing a family secret only her brother believes. In 1835, The Brothers Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm revise the tale to bury a truth about Jacob even he can't come to face. In 1986, a folklore scholar and her brother come to find the record is wrong about the figurative witch in the woods, while in 2211, twin space probes aiming to find earth's sister planet disseminate the narrative in binary code. Breadcrumbing back in time from 2365 to 1378, siblings reimagine, reinvent, and recycle the narrative of Hansel and Gretel to articulate personal, regional, and ultimately cosmic experiences of tragedy. Through a relay of speculative pieces that oscillate between eco-fiction and psychological horror, The Archive of Alternate Endings explores sibling love in the face of trauma over the course of a millennium, in the vein of Richard McGuire's Here and Lars von Trier's Melancholia"--
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Provided by publisher
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PUL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Drager, Lindsey
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3604.R335
LC item number
A88 2019
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Grimm, Jacob
  • Grimm, Wilhelm
  • Hansel and Gretel (Tale)
  • Halley's comet
  • FICTION / General
  • Grimm, Jacob
  • Grimm, Wilhelm
  • American literature
  • Hansel and Gretel (Tale)
Label
The archive of alternate endings : a novel, Lindsey Drager
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First US edition.
Extent
154 pages
Isbn
9781945814822
Lccn
2018051982
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1049293067
  • (OCoLC)1049293067
Label
The archive of alternate endings : a novel, Lindsey Drager
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First US edition.
Extent
154 pages
Isbn
9781945814822
Lccn
2018051982
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1049293067
  • (OCoLC)1049293067

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